Native Plant Database

Header Photo: Mervin Wallace

Cedar Sedge

Carex eburnea
Plant Type: Grasses / Sedges / Rushes
Native Environment: Savanna / Woodland
Season of Interest: Winter (Nov - Mar)
Main Color: Green
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone: 1
Hardy To Zone: 1

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Hardiness Zones

Midwest map of zones 5 (north), 6, and 7 (south)

as defined by the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map; (hardiness zones are not recorded for all Grow Native! plants)
Sun Exposure 
Shade
Soil
Moisture
Dry, Moderate
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Butterfly / Moth Host, Cover
Animal
Resistance
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Size

Height:

2 to
4
inches

Spread:

8 to
12
inches
Size
Height: 2 to
4
inches
Spread: 8 to
12
inches
Size
Height: 2 to
4
inches
Spread: 8 to
12
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Use as ground cover in dry shaded locations. Good container gardening plant.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Grow in part shade and in well drained soil.
Special Features
Special Usage
Ground Cover
Basic Description

Hair-like leaves. Plants spread slowly to form a fine-textured groundcover under trees, shrubs, and other dry shaded locations. Semi-evergreen. Ecological Benefits: Species of butterflies, leaf hoppers, grasshoppers, and beetles feed on sedge foliage.

 

 

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