Cyperus rupestris is a dwarf perennial that normally occurs on the edges of rock sheets where the soil is shallow and moist.
The basal leaves of Ascolepis capensis are tufted and it blends well with grasses. The white flowerheads also last very long. Plant in a damp spot.
This little sedge seldom reaches a height of more than 30cm.It will do well in a damp spot in the garden.
Cyperus obtusiflorus grows amongst the grasses where there is always a bit of damp.
Typhae capensis is a tall, elegant water plant with long strap like leaves and showy, velvety brown inflorescences on long stalks. Control growth in small ponds by planting into submerged pots.
Kylinga alba, a dainty sedge, gives the impression of a grass but has lovely spherical inflorescences that persist for a very long time. Interplant with other small grasses such as Sporobolus stapfianus.
Juncus lomatophyllus is a hardy, unusual sedge with broad leaves that are carried in a basal rosette.The pale green flat leaves have red stems. For a wet spot.
Cyperus sexangularis, a tufted, robust perennial sedge prefers a wet spot and will even grow in water.
Schoenoplectus corymbosus is an ideal plant to use for rehabilitation of wetlands or other areas that are permanently water saturated.
Scirpus ficinioides is a small perennial that is ideal for a wet spot in the garden. Plant in a fertile soil and keep moist for best results.