Carex rosea
(rosy sedge)
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Category: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes

Photo Credits: Courtesy Nebraska Statewide Arboretum

Height: 6 – 12 inches


Spread:  12 inches


Location: Bottom, Sides, Top of Berm


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
valued for use in dry shade; adaptable to wet and dry conditions; cool-season growth


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Wet or Moist or Average

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
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June
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Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

thick clumps; short rhizomes may form sod

Foliage

very fine-texture; softly-arching, grass-like leaves

Flowers

spikes of reddish flowers/seed heads in May-June

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