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Penn Sedge (Carex pennsylvanica)


Light:

Sun to shade

Flowering:

Seedheads early summer

Soil:

Any well-drained soil

Height:

6 to 10 inches

Color:

Bright green

Hardiness:

Very hardy zone 3 native

Uses:

Beautiful, low growing sedge native to oak savannas. Shade and drought tolerant.

Care:

Easy and useful for difficult areas. Spreads slowly to form colonies. Not widely available and often quite costly.

Native:

Yes

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