Carex comans 'Frosted Curls'

New Zealand Hair Sedge

Evergreen Grass / Grass-Like, Tender Perennial

Finely textured foliage is evergreen and drougth tolerant. Mass as a groundcover or use as a foliage accent in beds or containers.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Regular / Even


Size: 12 - 18 tall x 18 - 30 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Silver / Gray, Bronze / Copper, Brown / Chocolate

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Container, Edging, Groundcover, Hell Strip, Lawn Alternative, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: ground hugger, matrix / mingler
Plant Behavior: Clumping, Re-seeds in some conditions
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos