Cherokee Sedge

Carex cherokeensis

  • Compact mounds of arching glossy, fine textured, mostly evergreen foliage.
  • Greenish white flower spikes in late spring.
  • Plants form dense colonies from short underground rhizomes.
  • Tough, heat tolerant sedge
  • best in shade/ pt. shade, will tolerate sun
  • Great for wet spaces, low spots, pond, stream edges or rain gardens.


Height: 12-18 in
Spread: 12 in
Spacing: 12-18 in
Zone: 6-9

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Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

» Attracts Pollinators
» Attracts Songbirds

Critter Resistance:

» Deer Resistant
» Rabbit Resistant
» Squirrel Resistant

Foliage Color:

» Green

Habit:

» Spreads by rhizomes

Season of Interest (Flowering):

» Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

» Fall
» Spring
» Summer
» Winter