This tough sedge is often seen on shorelines on Minnesota lakes, growing in saturated and temporarily flooded areas. Grows aggressively by underground rhizomes (roots). Useful for shoreline restorations and bank stabilization projects.
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Moisture: Wet, Medium-Wet
Height: 3 feet
Blooms: May, June, July
Benefits: Shoreline Restoration, Deer Resistant
Because Lake Sedge spreads quickly by underground rhizomes (roots), plant them in groups that will grow together to form a dense colony. Be careful when planting them next to flowers that can’t handle the competition.