Morning Star Sedge


Carex grayi

Available for pre order in April 2024

2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch plastic pot

Light: part shade to full sun
Moisture: medium to wet
Soil: clay loam or sandy loam with organic matter
Mature Height: 3 feet
Mature Spread: 2 feet

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Looking for a rain garden sedge perfect for a part shade to full sun location with a unique seed head? Look no further. This slow growing and short, clump forming sedge produces green starburst flowers in Spring that turn brown in summer and fall. Source of food for caterpillars and butterflies late into the year as leaves are semi-evergreen.

Plant in moist, well drained clay or sandy soil rich in organic matter. Great option alongside or in a pond or rain garden.

Ontario Hardiness Zone: 5 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)

Image credit: Gardenia

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Fox Sedge

Ivory Sedge 

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Additional information

Weight0.1 kg
Dimensions6 × 6 × 30 cm
Light Requirements

Partial Shade to Shade, Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Partial Shade, Shade

Moisture Requirements

Medium, Wet

Soil Requirements

Clay Loam, Loam, Sandy Loam, Rich in Organic Matter

Flower Colour


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