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Pennsylvania Sedge - Carex pensylvanica

Regular price $10.00

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Phonetic: KAIR-eks pen-sill-VAN-ee-ka

Photo By Chhe

Pennsylvania Sedge grows actively in spring and fall when soil temperatures are cooler. Planted one foot on center, it fills-in to form a dense low growing turf that doesn't need mowing. Requires a well-drained dryer soil, in partial to full shade.

  • Hardiness Zones: 3 - 7
  • Native Northeast Region:  USDA Database
  • Sun Exposure:  Full Sun to Shade
  • Flower Color:  Green
  • Bloom Time: April, May, June
  • Soil Type:  Medium to Dry 
  • Mature Plant Size:  1'H x 1'W
  • Plant Spacing:  1'
  • Host Plant: Various Satyr
  • Attracts: Moths
  • Advantages:  Drought tolerant, Deer resistant
  • Landscape Uses: Ground cover, lawn substitute, shade garden, mass planting
  • Companion Plants: Wild Columbine, Woodland Phlox, Golden Alexanders, Dwarf Crested Iris, Wild Geranium
  • Deer Resistant