Carex rosea

Carex rosea


Photo credit: Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz  from Wikimedia Commons

Curly-Styled Wood Sedge Category:


Key Information:

Soil: Mesic (Medium) to Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Part Sun – Shade
Height: 10″
Type: Cool season

More Details:

Suggested Uses: A beautiful fine-textured sedge that works in a variety of soils; from moist to dry. Excellent for shoreline restoration and raingarden edges.

Native Range: Native to the eastern half of the U.S. including Minnesota.

Wildlife Value: Carex spp. are wind pollinated but still attractive and beneficial to many species of butterflies, skippers and moths which feed on the leaves.  They are excellent an source of food for a variety of birds including both song birds and waterfowl.

Other Names: Rosy Sedge

More information: USDA plant profile

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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