Carex pennsylvanica

Pennyslvania Sedge

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  • Wonderful native groundcover for average to dry, deciduous shade
  • Semi-evergreen, slow spreading clump former
  • Most effective when planted in masses
  • Blooms in April- June
  • Natural habitat: rocky woods
  • Attracts birds

Height: 6-12 in

Zone: 6-9

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds


  • Native
  • Evergreen
  • Mass Planting
  • Ground Cover
  • RainGarden


  • Shade/ Part Shade

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Spreads slowly by rhizomes

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Wet Soil/Wetlands
  • Moist, Well-Drained

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