This short sedge spreads slowly underground to form a groundcover in shady, dry locations. A key component of many oak woodland restorations. A good garden choice for locations where a short, spreading plant is desired.
Sun: Shade, Part Shade
Moisture: Dry, Medium
Height: 8 inches
Blooms: April, May, June
Benefits: Groundcover, Pollinators, Birds, Deer Resistant
This is one of the msot common groundcovers in pristine forests. Pennsylvania Sedge spreads about 6-9″ per year to form a semi-dense groundcover. In sunny situations, it doesn’t spread as much, and in shady conditions, it can be planted with other shade flowers to create a mixed groundcover.