If you do not see the quantity you need listed as in stock, please email to see if we have what you need. Despite the mixup, Carex divulsa is a fabulous sedge and has been a stellar performer in both our heat and humidity. SKU: UPC: Availability: The quantities available online are less than the total that we have available. Carex divulsa KARE-ex dih-VUL-sah. Carex tumulicola (C. divulsa) 1g. There is an interesting tale to go along with this Carex species like: Often, Carex divulsa is confused with Carex tumulicola (Berkeley sedge). This dark green clumping sedge is one of the best, most versatile and manageable of the ground cover sedges for making meadows. Carex divulsa (European gray sedge), perennial, 1-2 feet tall and wide, clump-forming, with glossy, dark green, grasslike, arching leaves and small, inconspicuous, green flowers from late winter through spring that age to brown. It tolerates some traffic, drought, full sun and boggy conditions and is one of the best sedges for ground cover. Carex divulsa The Berkeley Sedge. Native from Europe and North Africa east to central Asia. In the nursery trade, C. divulsa was mistaken for the native C. tumulicola (Berkeley Sedge), but is now believed to have been introduced from Eurasia and naturalized in parts of Canada and the Northeastern U.S. Recommended space between carex divulsa plants should be 2' minimum to around 3' unless you want a tangled and very wild look. I picked this up in Arizona in 2003 where it was widely sold grown and promoted as the California native Carex tumulicola until it was finally outed as the European Carex divulsa. Growing to 12 – 18 inches, it can be kept lower with occasional cutting. Carex tumulicola (C. divulsa) 1g. Clumping, arching sedge with lustrous, dark green leaves. It envelops the landscape in a bright green sea of texture, with arching bunches spreading two feet and narrow foliage intermingling. Carex tumulicola (C. divulsa) Carex tumulicola (C. divulsa) Berkeley Sedge : Full Size Zoom : Product Details. Carex divulsa (Berkeley sedge, formerly known as Carex tumulicola) is a bright, evergreen grass twelve to eighteen inches tall. Looks best with a hard cut back once per year after flowers dry. Log in for pricing. Berkeley sedge is a good solution for areas under stress where lawn grasses often fail. I picked Carex divulsa up in Arizona in 2003, where it was widely sold, grown, and promoted as the California native Carex tumulicola until it was finally outed as the European Carex divulsa. USDA Hardiness: 5 – 9 Native to Europe. Use in meadow gardens, as specimen or in small groupings, in bogs, edges of ponds, or as ground cover. Individual plants often grow wider in our area than stated in books or online. Keep maintenance low by giving plants proper space to grow. Carex divulsa [KAR-eks, dee-VOOL-sah] is an evergreen perennial rush or sedge from the graminoid (grass-like) family Cyperaceae.It is a rhizomatous plant type, growing long green clumps. This sedge is one of the most adaptable of the ground-cover grasses. It was found at 6% of nurseries in 2014 and 6.5% of nurseries in 2015. Self-sows freely and should not be planted near wildlands. Carex divulsa was included as a candidate plant in the 2014 and 2015 nursery surveys. Moderately frost hardy. About Foothill Sedge (Carex tumulicola) 22 Nurseries Carry This Plant Add to My Plant List; Foothill Sedge (Carex tumulicola) is a native grass-like herb in the Cyperaceae (Sedge) family that is found primarily along the coast from Humboldt County to San Luis Obispo County and on the Channel Island.It tends to grow in meadows and open places, at elevations from sea level to 4,000 feet. 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