Carex virgata
(pukio, swamp sedge)


Height: 100 cm
Width: 50 cm
Growth per Annum: Fast
Climate: Hardy
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade
Soil: Moist, Wet
Category: Grass
Features: Native. Attractive to birds. Suitable restoration species.

A vigorous sedge suitable for swamps, drain margins, seepages and wet pastures. A successful colonising plant, used for wetland planting and revegetation. Suitable for conditions which may vary periodically from very wet to very dry. More dry tolerant and shorter than C. secta.

Habitat:: Widespread from sea level to about 1000 m a.s.l. in open, swampy conditions and also in damp sites within lowland forest. In parts of the country this sedge is often the dominant carice of lowland alluvial forest.


  Each 20 or more 50 or more
2l Pot $8.50 $8.00 $