Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery, Inc

Carex rosea (Rosy Sedge)

Narrow, finely textured green grassy foliage is accompanied by spikelets that bear a rosy hue on one small portion of its green seedheads. Slow growth rate. More vigorous substitute for Carex pensylvanica.

Blooms late spring to late autumn
1 ft tall x 1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -40­°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


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