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Carex Pensylvanica Pennsylvania Sedge

This is a low sedge with soft, delicate, arching, semi-evergreen leaves, 1/8″ wide. It typically grows in a clump to 8″ tall. It is semi-evergreen in moderately cold winter climates. Narrow, grass-like, medium green leaves, 8-12″ long, are typically shorter than the flowering stems.  Native to thickets and dry woodlands of Eastern and Central North America, it is easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in part shade to full shade. Prefers loose loam in dry soils in sun-dappled part shade.  Plants spread by rhizomes and by seed in optimum sites.

  • Common Name Pennsylvania Sedge
  • Zone Zone 3
  • Mature Size 12"H x 12"W
  • Bloom Time Late Spring
  • Plant Type Grasses
  • Flower Color Cream to Brown