Morning Star Sedge

Carex grayi

Out of Stock for 2022. Please check back on March 1, 2023.

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

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Description

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 from Gardenia

Check out our other sedge options:

Fox Sedge

Bebb’s Sedge

Additional information

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

Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Partial Shade

Moisture Requirements

Medium, Wet

Soil Requirements

Clay Loam, Sandy Loam, Rich in Organic Matter

Flower Colour

Green

Bloom Period

Spring