Oak Sedge

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Carex pensylvanica
Common Name: Oak Sedge
Bloom Time: June to June
Height: 8-10 inches
Light Requirements: Morning sun with afternoon shade, Filtered shade, Closed shade
Special Characteristics:
  • This popular native sedge has seen high demand due to its tolerance of drier soils than most species. It forms a soft, sweeping carpet of finely textured, semi-evergreen foliage that is peppered with small, tan inflorescences. It spreads slowly to form a no-mow lawn alternative or groundcover in shady spots.