Exposure
Part sun
Shade
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Foliage
Foliage Attribute
Silver or Blue Foliage
Bloom Color
Foliage Plant
Attributes
Rock Garden
Easy to Grow
Tolerates wet sites
Container
Water Requirements
Prefers consistent soil moisture
Photo courtesy of Hoffman Nursery

Carex cherokeensis

Cherokee Sedge

The wispy blue-green foliage is a versitile and welcome additon to any mixed bed that would accent nicely with any dark leaved Heuchera or Hosta. Great in mixed containers.  May have evergreen qualities in milder climates.

Height:

12-18 in

Spacing:

18-24"

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

Bloom Time:

Spring to Early Summer

Bloom Color:

Brown to gold seed heads, not significant

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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