Sedge (Carex)

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Carex, a splendid Sedge, yields graceful, arching foliage that bends and bows creating lush, green coverage of color like a fresh coat of paint. Uses for Carex are drastically varied from specimens, to borders, containers, along the bank of a pond, or mass plantings as lawn-substitute groundcover in shaded areas.

Rarely eaten by deer and disease resistant, long-lasting and easy to grow, Carex is a non-invasive, dense to the point of choking out weeds, and is prized for its performance on slopes for erosion control. Whatever your garden needs, this weeping willow of grasses is truly elegant in any setting.

See photographs comparing average sizes of some bare roots and potted plants
Product
Sedge 'Evergold' {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}
25 - 249: $8.97 each  |  250 - 999: $8.67 each
(Golden Japanese Variegated Sedge, Evergreen Striped Weeping Sedge, Oshima kan suge, Golden Japanese Variegated Rush) Fountains of slim, weeping, arched leaves with broad ivory stripes adorn this unique and prized clump-forming grass....
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Sedge 'Ice Dance' {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}
25 - 249: $8.97 each  |  250 - 999: $8.67 each
(Japanese Variegated Sedge, Frosted Sedge, Rush) An evergreen dense, spreading sedge with icey-white variegated edges and peridot centers that boldly brightens woodland/shaded areas even in winter. 12-15" tall.
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Sedge Bunny Blue ® {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}
25 - 249: $9.77 each  |  250 - 999: $9.47 each
Stunning metallic silvery blue foliage makes a dramatic statement in your garden. 8-12" tall.
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Everillo Sedge {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}
25 - 249: $12.07 each  |  250 - 999: $11.77 each
Add a striking addition of vibrant color and motion to your garden as it bends and sways with the breeze. Bring brightness to your shady areas 10-16" tall.
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Blue Sedge {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}
25 - 249: $9.77 each  |  250 - 999: $9.47 each
A striking silver-blue Carnation-like mounding grass that undulates in the breeze. 6-10" tall.
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20% off Shady Variegated Deer Mix #1: 25 Variegated Lilyturfy, 25 Sedge 'Ice Dance', 25 Bugleweed 'Burgundy Glow'
On sale: $370.20
Regularly: $462.75
Save 20% on this package of shade plants with extraordinarily attractive variegated foliage that deer tend to avoid. Plant in shade or part-shade in zones 5/6-9.
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20% off Sedge Mix: 25 Sedge Bunny Blue ®, 25 Sedge 'Ice Dance', 25 Blue Sedge
On sale: $570.20
Regularly: $712.75
Save 20% (off purchasing separately) on this popular package of Carex: 25 Sedge Bunny Blue ®, 25 Sedge 'Ice Dance', 25 Blue Sedge
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Appalachian Sedge {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}
25 - 249: $8.97 each  |  250 - 999: $8.67 each
A graceful mounding grass that swirls in a stunning look of motion. 6-8" tall.
Temporarily out of stock. Expected 05/10/2021.Email when available
Pennsylvania Sedge {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}
25 - 249: $8.97 each  |  250 - 999: $8.67 each
(Oak Sedge, Penn Sedge, Yellow Sedge, Early Sedge) From peridot green to light tan, this semi-evergreen native grass' long, narrow foliage shifts in color throughout the season. Cascading, low-growing groundcover, thrives in dry ...
Temporarily out of stock. Expected 04/26/2021.Email when available
25% off Sunny Native Mix #2: 25 Coreopsis 'Moonbeam', 25 Hay-scented Fern, 25 Pennsylvania Sedge, 25 Daylily 'Orange', 25 Phlox 'Candy Stripe'
On sale: $475.31
Regularly: $633.75
Save 20% on this striking collection of native plants for your sunny location in zone 4-8.
Temporarily out of stock. Expected 06/28/2021.Email when available

Specifications


General information about Carex (Sedge):
Carex, a splendid Sedge, yields graceful arching foliage that bends and bows, creating a lush, green coverage of color like a fresh coat of paint. Often used as a bold accent, for borders and mass plantings, in containers, or as a groundcover in shade and rock gardens, Carex can also be planted along banks of ponds, incorporated into perennial gardens, grouped together, and utilized as a ground cover along walkways, paths or on sloping banks.

Carex is wonderful for erosion control, deer and disease resistant, long-lasting and easy to grow. Low-maintenance, non-invasive, and dense to the point of choking out weeds, Carex spreads by rhizomes (slowly in dry soils and moderately fast in wet soils).

An excellent alternative to ivy and Pachysandra, Carex produces small, cream to brown, bottlebrush-like flowers in late spring that are rather insignificant to the plant's ornamental value. Most ornamental sedges grow best in moist or wet soil, however we do offer Pennsylvania Sedge which is an exception to that rule.

As a complete lawn substitute, water feature plant, or simply a container at your front entrance, Carex will give a lush, tropical feeling to your garden.

Gardener Tips
Sedge looks its best when the foliage is cut back in late winter or early spring before new growth occurs.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system.

In northern zones, it does best when planted out of the way of winter winds and provided with some protection such as snow or straw.

You simply cannot go wrong pairing a large garden scape of Coreopsis and Carex. Even in potted plantings, the golden blossoms of Coreopsis are a lovely foil to any Sedge.



Care
Sedge looks its best when the foliage is cut back in late winter or early spring before new growth occurs.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system.
General information that applies to all plants:
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