Cyperus albo-striatus is a very useful, strong growing plant that thrives in deep shade. Grows vigorously, so use with care in small gardens.
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.
Juncus kraussii is a hardy, evergreen, tufted perennial rush that grows in wet areas. Although it prefers a wet spot it is also happy in a garden where the soil is a bit heavy.
Cyperus prolifer is an attractive, medium-sized plant, suitable for waterside planting. For best effect the plants should be allowed to form a large colony.
Cyperus rupestris is a dwarf perennial that normally occurs on the edges of rock sheets where the soil is shallow and moist.
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.
This little sedge seldom reaches a height of more than 30cm.It will do well in a damp spot in the garden.
It grows amongst the grasses where there is always a bit of damp.The yellow flowers are quite striking and lasts for a long time.
Bulbostylis burchellii, a little sedge, is very common in Gauteng where it appears amongst the grasses on rocky ridges,