Palm Sedge

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Carex muskingumensis
Common Name: Palm Sedge
Type: Rush or Sedge
Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bloom Time: May to September
Height: 24-36 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade
Soil Conditions: Requires constant moisture
Flower Color: Yellow
Special Characteristics:
  • Native, straight species
  • Grown for its foliage
  • Adaptable to part shade (stems will be more floppy) or full sun (stems will be more erect)
  • Best grown in shallow water or away from water in moist soil
  • Unassuming yellow flower
  • Cut to ground in winter
  • Named for the Muskingum River in Ohio
  • Deer tolerant