- Partial Shade to Partial Sun (3 - 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 6 - 12 Inches
- Mature Spread 6 - 12 Inches
- Growing Zones 4 - 8
Having a difficult time growing grass in that shaded area? This mounding sedge reaches a height of 8 inches when in flower, with a width of 6 to 12 inches and will spread to form a low growing turf that does not require mowing. The grass-like foliage maintains its bright, glossy green appearance right through the fall.
A low maintenance hedge that is perfect for dry woodland garden areas where you may want to plant something and just let it do its thing. Will tolerate drought once established, is semi-evergreen and deer resistant. Winter hardy in zone 3 to 7 and would be a wonderful choice as a mass panting, groundcover, tree underplanting, shaded walkway or pathway planting and grown in a mixed planting in a pot or container. Sedge grown in a pot or container may not survive in areas where the temperatures drop below freezing for extended periods of time. The plant should be planted in the ground for winter and repotted in spring. Alternatively, the pots or containers could be stored indoors for the winter in a cool, but sunny area that is above freezing. Native to North America.
Pennsylvania Sedge Care
Grows well in shade to partial shade and will grow in full sun if it receives sufficient moisture. Prefers moist, well-drained, average garden soil and will tolerate a wide pH range.
Trim only a third off of the plant at any given time and only if necessary as the plant resents being cut back too hard.
Pennsylvania Sedge Spacing
Plants should be spaced approximately 6 inches to 1 foot apart if grown as a mass planting, in a woodland setting, shade garden, walkway or pathway planting or used in large pots or containers.
Pennsylvania Sedge Grass Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8
|Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Partial Sun (3 - 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
|Mature Height: 6 - 12 Inches
|Mature Spread: 6 - 12 Inches
|Spacing: 6 - 12 Inches
|Habit: Mounded, Spreading
|Flower Color(s): Yellow
|Bloom Period: Late Spring
|Foliage Type: Evergreen
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens
|Features: Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance, Native to North America
|Common Name: Pennsylvania Sedge Grass
|Scientific Name: CAREX PENSYLVANICA
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.