- Latin Name- Carex Penunculata Hardy Zone- 2-8 Mature Height- 4ft Sun Or Shade-Full Sun
- THIS PLANT CAN NOT SHIP TO THE FOLLOWING STATES:
Longstalk Sedge - Carex Pedunculate. Longstalk Sedge also called the "early flowering sedge" is a small sedge that grows on the forest floor and woodland openings in freshwater ecological systems with dark green leaves and can grow up to a foot in height. Longstalk Sedge grows at a slow rate in either dry or moist soil that can be basic or acidic, Longstalk Sedge has very fibrous roots, needs shade and has leaves that look very much like grass. Longstalk Sedge flower leaves that grow from it can be either green or brown, complete with having reddish bases.
Sedge is a perennial which means it will grow year after year without replanting. Sedge will grow in the lower 48 states. Longstalk Sedge grows best with little or no direct sun. Best performance will be in dry to moist soil. It usually develops in areas that are open with no disturbance around it. Sedge is commonly called grass and mowed over because it closely looks the same. Sedge has a leaf that has no width it is just skinny and thin. It can be found in red, purple or brown. The foliage is hairless and contains no hairs. The leaf when felt can be rough and feel like sandpaper. They have small flowers that are white or yellow. Ants love this plant and often make homes around the bases. Sedge is an excellent perennial grass. Longstalk Sedge is excellent to outline flower gardens and water gardens. Longstalk Sedge grows excellent in moist and slightly dry soil areas. As this plant starts to die out the ends of the leaves will turn brown or black. They can die out in the winter and come back in the spring. Or you can cut them again as they die out.