Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery

Carex bicknellii (Prairie Sedge, Bicknell's Sedge )

Flowering heads grow up to 3 feet, exceeding the height of the narrow grass-like leaves of the foliage. Seed heads are short-lived and not very showy. Grows in both dry and wet conditions.

Blooms early spring to summer
1.5-3 ft tall x 1.5-3 ft wide
HARDY to -40­°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought resistant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native