Carex muskingumensis, Palm Sedge

Carex muskingumensis, Palm Sedge

Give your garden a tropical look with Palm Sedge, Carex muskingumensis. Bright glossy green leaves branch from the main stem looking like mini palm trees. Though Palm Sedge thrives in consistently damp soil-making it excellent in rain gardens – it is also drought tolerant. Palm Sedge can be used as large ground cover, but also makes a fantastic textural accent in any garden. You can bet on this Missouri native to not only survive, but thrive in our unpredictable climate.

Plant in full sun to part shade.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Carex muskingumensis

Common Name

Palm Sedge

Bloom Color

Yellow

Bloom Time

Summer

Foliage Color

Green

Light Requirements

Part Shade, Sun

Height

24-36″

Width

24-36″

Uses

Beds, Ground Cover, Mass Plantings, Missouri Native Plant, Naturalize, Rain Gardens

Resistance

Black Walnut, Deer, Drought, Erosion

Soil

Average, Poor, Rocky

Water Needs

Average, Low

Zone

4-7

Plant Type

Grass, Sedge