Carex rosea

Carex rosea


Photo credit: Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz  from Wikimedia Commons

Curly-Styled Wood Sedge Category:


Key Information:

Soil: Mesic (Medium) – 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 rain garden 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 songbirds and waterfowl.

Other Names: Rosy Sedge

More information: USDA plant profile

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

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