Carex Pendula


4 in stock

SKU: carex-pendula Categories: ,
Common Name: Weeping Sedge
Size: 2-3 Litre
Hardiness: H6
Hardiness Ratings

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees ˚C) are shown in brackets

  • H1a: under glass all year (>15˚C)
  • H1b: can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15 ˚C)
  • H1c: can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10 ˚C)
  • H2: tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5 ˚C)
  • H3: hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1 ˚C)
  • H4: hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5 ˚C)
  • H5: hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10 ˚C)
  • H6: hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15 ˚C)
  • H7: hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20 ˚C)
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2-3 Litre Pot

  • Position: Full sun, partial shade
  • Soil: Moist, well drained
  • Growth Rate: Average
  • Flowering Period: July – August
  • Hardiness: H6
  • Eventual Height: 1 – 1.5m
  • Eventual Spread: 0.5 – 1m

Carex Pendula, also known as ‘Weeping sedge’ or “Pendulous Sedge’, is a beautiful and versatile ornamental grass. With its delicate, cascading foliage and striking green and yellow variegation, this plant adds visual interest and texture to any garden or landscape. It’s a low-maintenance and hardy plant that requires minimal care once established, and it’s tolerant of a wide range of soil and light conditions. Carex Pendula is perfect for planting in borders, rock gardens, or as a ground cover, and it’s ideal for adding movement and interest to a shady area of your garden. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a newbie, Carex Pendula is an easy and rewarding choice for your outdoor spaces.

Looking After Your Carex Pendula

Carex Pendula requires very little care.  Plant in fertile, moist and well drained soil and in a sunny or partially shaded position.  As previously mentioned, this plant is ideal for beds, borders and near ponds and streams, giving a garden all year round interest.