Carex lacustris (Hairy Sedge or Lake Sedge)

Large upright grass with bluish-green stems and foliage sports leaves and seeds that grow off the same stem with brown seed capsules near the top of each stem in spring. Large upright form. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3.5-4.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20­°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native