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Carex eburnea

Bristle-leaved Sedge

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

Soft, thread-like, green foliage forms a spherical clump. Insignificant whitish-green flowers in April. Occurs naturally in limestone outcrops but also tolerates acid conditions.


Height

6-8"

Spread

6-8"

Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

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

Carex eburnea Plant Care:

Prefers consistent moisture but tolerates drought. Cut back to 3" in March.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 2 (-50/-40F)

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Bristle-leaved Sedge Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

EARLY (March-April), MIDSEASON (May-June)

Early Season (March - April)
Mid Season (May - June)
Soil Moisture Needs

Low to moderate soil moisture.

Average
Moderate
Special Benefits
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant