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Oak Sedge, Carex pensylvanica

Oak Sedge

  • Oak Sedge is a very pretty, low-growing, delicate looking sedge that is actually very tough. It can be grown as lawn alternative, is a perfect ground cover, fills in empty spots in a woodland garden and spreads slowly by rhizomes but is not aggressive. It brightens up shady areas with its light green foilage and is deer resistant. No woodland is complete without this beautiful sedge.


    Provides soft landings for caterpillars dropping from their host tree. Keeps the soil covered, cool and moister. Birds feed on the seeds.

    Growing conditions:

    Part sun to full shade, moist to dry soil.

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