Carex pensylvanica

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Pennsylvania Sedge

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

A native, cool-season, low-growing, colony-forming sedge commonly found in open meadows and forests. Bright green foliage is long, 4 to 18", narrow and fine with stems approximately the same height.

Height

6-12 Inches

Spread

6-10 Inches

Bloom Time

April-May

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Celandine Poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum), Culver's Root (Veronicastrum virginicum), Wild Bergamont (Monarda fistulosa), Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum), Turtlehead (Chelone glabra), Cinnamon Fern (Osmunda cinnamomea)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Containers
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Rich
Moist
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