CAREX RIPARIA (Greater Pond Sedge)


In 11cm basket

Available to buy today
  • 13-15cm
  • 15-25cm
  • Wet Mud
  • Sunny
  • Partially Shaded
  • Shaded
Common Name - Greater Pond Sedge

Supplied in - 11cm mesh basket (11cm/4" high )

Planting Depth -  <p>Suitable for waterlogged soil (wet mud)</p> <p>Suitable for shelf depth 13-15cm(5-6”) or waterlogged mud </p> <p>Suitable for shelf depth 14-22cm (approx 6-9”) below water surface</p>

Colour - Green/grey foliage with black seedheads, opening to brown seeds

Flowers - May - June

Height - 1.2m (4')

Aspect - Sunny/Partially Shaded/Shaded

Attracts - Dragonflies

Origin - British Native

Care Tips - Cut down the stems of Carex riparia in Autumn to avoid foliage falling into the pond but allow tufts of leaf to remain and stand above water level as this is a good plant for wildlife habitat colonization. Propagate by division - see Tips and Advice

Plant orders are dispatched to UK destinations only. Your order will be picked in the Nursery and will be sealed in airtight packaging to keep it fresh during transit. Please unwrap all plants from their packaging as soon as possible and place in the situations specified on the plant ticket.

Order ValueDelivery Cost
£1.00 - £29.99 £6.00
£30.00 - £99.99 £12.00
£100.00 - £199.99 £24.00
£200+ £36.00

An additional surcharge will be added 
at checkout if your delivery address
is North of Perth (+£10) or an Island 
(+£10 = PO & TR)
(+£25 = Scottish Islands, IM & BT) or 
(+£50 = JE & GY).