Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Bloom Color
Brown
Attributes
Ground Cover
Container
East Coast Native
Drought Tolerant
Easy to Grow
Water Requirements
Adapts well to dry or moist conditions
Riverbend Nursery (AKW)

Carex pennsylvanica

Pennsylvania Sedge

Soft clumps of bright green, slightly arching semi-evergreen narrow blades. Grows well in open woods and marginal areas. If used as turf grass, mow 2-3 times per year. Useful as a groundcover.

Height:

8-10 Inches

Spacing:

12-18"

Additional:

Can tolerate shade.

Can tolerate wet locations.

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Time:

Spring

Bloom Color:

Wheat

Carex (kah'-reks)

Family: Cyperaceae · Common Name: Sedge

Fountains of foliage consisting of fine to wide blades and blues, greens, bronze or variegated forms make sedges an excellent addition to any landscape. Easy to grow in most soil conditions and generally drought tolerant once established.

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