Fox Sedge (Carex vulpinoidea)

Fox Sedge (Carex vulpinoidea)

One of the best choices for rain gardens, Fox Sedge can handle temporary flooding and periods of dryness. It forms dense clumps with fine, mounding leaves. Every rain garden needs some scattered throughout.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Wet
Height:    2 feet
Blooms:    May, June
Color:    Green
Spacing:    18″
Zones:    3-8
Benefits:    Butterflies, Deer Resistant

Design Tips

Fox Sedge is a rain garden staple, valuable for planted in masses or when scattered in-between tall flowers to provide suport and competition.

Companion Plants

Marsh Milkweed
Cardinal Flower
Great Blue Lobelia
Meadow Blazing Star
Prairie Blazing Star