Carex nigra
Carex nigra
Black Blooming Sedge
Steely blue coarse foliage forms a tough groundcover. Spreads agressively, but can be controlled fairly easily. Tolerates standing water. (Ornamental Grass,Groundcover)
Bloom time Size Exposure
Summer 12-18" tall x 24-36" wide Sun Part Shade 
Hardiness Zone:5,6,7,8,9,10
zone map Cold Hardy to -20° to -10°F
Evergreen EvergreenFabulous Foliage Fabulous Foliage
Good for Cut Flowers Good for Cut FlowersMay Naturalize May Naturalize
Prostrate or vining growth habit Prostrate or vining growth habitTolerates moist soil Tolerates moist soil