Grasses, Sedges & Rushes

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  • Carex grayi Gray’s Sedge Z 3-8

    Club-like maces in June through fall.

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    Flowers look like club-like maces in June to December.  This one will make your friends & neighbors ask “what the heck is it?”

    Size: 30" x 24"
    Care: Full sun to part shade in moist soil
    Native: Vermont west to Wisconsin, south to Georgia and Missouri

    Collected before 1880.

  • Carex montana Soft-leaved Sedge Z 4-10

    Soft mounding grass with small brown flower spikes March-April

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    Soft mounding grass with small brown flower spikes March-April

    Size: 10” X 10”
    Care: Part sun to shade in well-drained soil
    Native: Europe, Caucasas, West Siberia

    Linnaeus 1753

  • Carex rosea Rosy sedge, Stellate sedge PERENNIAL GRASS Z 3-9

    Mounds of thinnest of medium green leaves mingled with stems with star shaped seed clusters in May-June

    $8.25/bareroot

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    Mounds of thinnest of medium green leaves mingled with stems with star shaped seed clusters in May-June.

    Size: 12” x 10”
    Care: part shade and shade in moist well-drained soil
    Wildlife Value: No. Dakota south to TX & east incl. WI, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
    Awards: Great Plants for the Great Plains Grass of the Year 2020

    Collected before 1811.

  • Chasmanthium latifolium Northern Sea oats Z 5-9

    Graceful, pendulous oat-like spikes

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    In August – December Northern sea oats bear pendulous panicles of oat-like spikelets, emerging green and turning bronze. They hang on all winter.

    Size: 36" x 24"
    Care: full sun to part shade in any soil
    Native: Eastern U.S., New Jersey to Texas
    Wildlife Value: attracts butterflies

    Introduced by Michaux (1746-1802) extraordinary French plant hunter, who searched much of eastern No. America for plants. Indians ate the seeds for food. Used ornamentally since Victorian times for fresh and dried arrangements.