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Palm Sedge

Botanical Name
Carex muskingumensis
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
9
Height
2 to 3 feet
Width
2 to 3 feet
Flowers
Late spring: not showy
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist to wet
Planting & Care
  • Plants will flop with too much shade
  • Thrives in wet soils
  • Plants need consistent moisture and will even grow in shallow water (3-4")
  • Works well in rain gardens and wet locations in the landscape
  • Plant slowly spreads by rhizomes and by seed
Varieties
  • Oehme - 1 to 2 feet tall, green foliage sports yellow margins
  • Little Midge - compact, 8 to 10 inches tall

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