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Carex radiata

Straight-styled Wood Sedge

Plant Type: Grass - Ornamental
MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade to FULL shade

Fine textured, grass-like, medium green foliage forms a tidy clump. A drought tolerant groundcover for shady sites. A Midwest native.


Height

12"

Spread

8"

Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

Mass or group in woodland gardens, shade gardens, borders, edging or groundcover.

Carex radiata Plant Care:

Cut back to 3" in March. Prefers dry, shady sites.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)

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Straight-styled Wood Sedge Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Low to moderate soil moisture.

Average
Moderate
Special Benefits
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant