Carex pendula

Weeping Sedge Grass

Often known as pendulous sedge or Weeping Sedge, Carex pendula Grass has a tufted growing habit with dark green leaves and stems of drooping flower spikes, which in summer can resemble catkins like those found on our Willow Hedging. Similarly, Carex pendula also loves wet soils, making it ideal to plant along ponds and lakes.

  • Best Features: Hardy and Fast-Growing, Very Low Maintenance
  • Ideal For: Perennial borders, pond or lake borders
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Position: Any wet or poorly-drained soil in a full sun or partial shade position
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Carex pendula Grass description


Here you'll find our range of Carex pendula Grass which are great for punctuating perennial borders or for planting in very damp soil along the edges of ponds and lakes. Our grasses can be used in a variety of ways to decorate your garden, such as planting along pathways, enhancing entrances and archways or used to create a focal point in the garden. Our Carex pendula Grass has a clumping or tufting growing habit, with slender flower spikes at the end of dark green leaves. If you’re looking for a size that is not listed - Please call us to enquire as we may be able to source the size you require.

How to use pendulous sedge in your planting scheme

Carex pendula Grass can add height to any boggy garden border or pondside edge, and the catkin-like, spikey flower heads can create a striking feature. 

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You can use our Carex pendula Grass to punctuate borders in boggy gardens or planted alongside ponds and lakes.

Growth rate of Carex pendula Grass

Carex pendula Grass is a fast growing species.

How to care for Carex pendula Grass

We recommend trimming your Carex pendula Grass flower heads back after they have died in early autumn to keep a tidy looking appearance. You can find more pruning information in our Advice Section.

Planting density recommendations for Carex pendula Grass

Planting density for Carex pendula Grass is really down to personal preference. Your Carex pendula Grass will look equally as brilliant planted close together or at intervals along the edge of your border.

Carex pendula Grass is available year-round. We do have more sizes available so if you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for please give us a call.

The vast majority of our grass plants are grown in the UK although every once in a while we may source them from specialised nurseries outside the UK, where we can be certain the quality cannot be rivalled. At best4hedging we always strive to bring you the freshest, highest quality plants whilst keeping our prices competitive, so you can buy grasses from us with complete confidence. 

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