Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery, Inc

Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Sedge)

Smooth, delicate green leaves arch gracefully in clumps with tan flowers that bloom atop rough, triangular culms. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30­°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native