Upright Sedge


aka: Tussock Sedge
Carex stricta
Cyperaceae


BurgundyGreenFade Swish



Reddish brown spikes from May to June rise above the long graceful leaves, good clumping foliage plant spreading by rhizomes and seeds, can form dense tussucks up to 4’ wide, excellent wildlife food value (various birds eat the seeds), host plant for several butterflies including the Eyed Brown (Satyrodes eurydice), Mulberry Wing (Poanes-massasoit), somewhat salt tolerant, evergreen, good Rain Garden plant. (Native range: Labrador west to c. ON and ND, south to c. TX across to se SC) – Deer resistant

Average To Wet
Sun To Part Shade
1-3' tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-9b
Perennial
Deer Resistant

Native Range: Labrador west to c. ON and ND, south to c. TX across to se SC

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks

Upright Sedge Seed Packet $4.00
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