Carex pensylvanica (Common Oak Sedge)

Carex pensylvanica

Common Oak Sedge

Short grass-like Sedge. Delicate and semi-evergreen with slender leaves and interesting flowers. Grows in shade or part sun. Prefers dry to well-drained soil. It can do well in more sunny locations with adequate moisture and can be used as a lawn substitute. Can be mowed as low as 2". Is clump-forming and will not create a solid mat.

Height: 8-12 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Time: April,May
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 7