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Carex pensylvanica

Pennsylvania Sedge

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This small, 8in, native grass makes an excellent shade groundcover with dark green foliage, fine texture, and fountain-like habit. One of the first Carex to bloom in spring. Spreads by rhizomes.

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19346 19CM AB 1842 0
Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Native
Naturalizing
Rock Garden
Roof Garden
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial shade
Full shade
Fall Foliage Color
Brown Hues
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Groundcover
Spreading
Program
American Beauties® Natives
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average

Height

8-10 Inches

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Spread

12-14 Inches

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Flower Color:

Green

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USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

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