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Carex stricta

Tussock Sedge

Dense mounds of fine, green blades that grows easily in moist to wet soils. Spiklets of green emerge in late spring and matures to a reddish-brown spike. Native to Central United States. often used for water gardens, around ponds, as erosion control and as a groundcover.

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Variegated
Soil Moisture
Moist
Attributes
Container
Fragrant
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
May - June
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Carex stricta

Grows well in wet and very moist locations. Will survive areas that experience seasonal flooding. Forms large colonies, spreading by rhizomes.