- Archive Indiana Natives
- Sedge- Pennsylvania (Carex pensylvanica)
Sedge- Pennsylvania (Carex pensylvanica)
Fine-textured Sedge that reproduces by rhizomes and rarely reaches heights of more than 8" when blooming. It is sought-after for its look of a traditional lawn and for its dry-soil tolerance and ability to grow in full sun or full shade. To get a solid stand of this hardy sedge that so many desire, divide plants over the years It will spread between 3-8" each year depending on the soil moisture of the site.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial, Shade
Soil Moisture - Medium, Medium-Dry, Dry
Height - 8 inches
Bloom Time - April, May, June
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon.