CRCCD – Seersucker Sedge


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Carex plantaginea


Soil: Fertile, Well-drained
Moisture: Moist to Dry
Light: Light to Medium Shade
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Width: to 12 inches
Pests: None
Landscape Value:  A textural accent in any shade garden. Great for borders along woodland trails, in low-growing shade and rock gardens, and mass plantings in wildlife gardens. Useful for erosion control.

Clump-forming, evergreen sedge with bright green, broad leaves, up to one inch wide, that are puckered along the veins. Slowly colonizes from short underground stems. Brownish-purple spikes of flowers rise above the foliage and bloom in early-to-mid spring. Seeds attract woodland birds, including wild turkeys. Tolerates dry, rocky sites but will not spread as freely.

1-quart pot

Photo credits:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (photo by Stefan Bloodworth, Sally and Andy Wasowski)
North Carolina State Extension (photo by Jason Hollinger)

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4 Total Landscape Plugs, 8 Total Landscape Plugs