Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery, Inc

Carex vulpinoidea (Fox Sedge)

Stems are bluish-green and triangular in cross-section. Short-lived seed heads resemble a fox’s tail and are at the same height as the leaves. Slender, upright, slightly arching form. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1.5-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30­°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant


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