Ivory Sedge (Carex eburnea)

Ivory Sedge (Carex eburnea)

One of the shortest sedges or grasses, Ivory Sedge grows only 8 inches tall. Great for planting along sidewalks, in-between stone pavers, in rock gardens, and amongst woodland flowers. Compact clumps spread slowly to create a soft groundcover.


Sun:    Shade, Part Shade, Full Sun
Moisture:    Dry, Medium
Height:    8 inches
Blooms:    May, June
Color:    Green, Gold
Spacing:    8-12″
Zones:    3-7
Benefits:    Groundcover, Deer Resistant

Design Tips

Plant Ivory Sedge about 6-8 inches apart to create a grass-like groundcover. It can be planted in-between stone pavers and flagstones to provide a picturesque woodland path.

Companion Plants

Dutchman’s Breeches
Wild Blue Phlox
Prairie Smoke