Pennsylvania Sedge

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Carex pensylvanica
Common Name: Pennsylvania Sedge
Type: Rush or Sedge
Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Bloom Time: May to May
Height: 6-12 inches
Light Requirements: Filtered shade, Closed shade
Soil Conditions: Requires good drainage, Tolerates periodic moisture, Requires constant moisture
Flower Color: Green
Special Characteristics:
  • Shade tolerant
  • Deer tolerant
Potential Pests: None
Serious Pests: None Serious
Potential Diseases: Leaf Spot, Smut, Rust
Serious Diseases: None Serious