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Carex appalachica

Sedge - Appalachica Sedge

Carex appalachica - Appalachian Sedge - Very fine, dark green, weeping blades, 12" long.  Evergreen in warmer climates.  Appalachian Sedge is a native to the Eastern U.S.  Clumping nature-spreading slowly- makes it suitable for borders. A good ground cover in dry shade.  White inflorescences in late Spring are followed by seed heads.  Carex appalachica will grow in average, dry soil.  Prefers medium to dry soil.  Will tolerate drying out with regular watering.  Use for ground cover, mass plantings, naturalizing, erosion control on slopes, borders, lawn substitute in dry shade and woodland areas.  Natural habitat - often found growing under oak trees.  Mature Height 6"-8", spread 12"-18" 

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  • Shade to Part Shade
  • Evergreen in warm climates
  • Native to Eastern U.S.
  • Clumping habit -spreads slowly
  • A good shade lawn substitute
  • Bloom brown and insignificant - late Spring
  • Excellent ground cover for dry shade
  • Height: 6-8 Inches
  • Spread: 12-18 Inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
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Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Partial Sun
Full Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Drought Tolerant
Erosion Control
Low Maintenance
Spring Bloomer
Mass Planting
Border or Bed
Rock Garden
Woodland Garden
Ornamental Grass
Ground Cover
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Soil Moisture
Dry Soil
Average Water
Well Drained Soil
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