Long Beaked Sedge (Carex sprengelii)

Long Beaked Sedge (Carex sprengelii)

An increasingly popular sedge for shady and sunny gardens. Long beaked sedge spreads slowly, covering the ground with airy leaves and drooping seed heads.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Moisture:    Dry, Medium
Height:    2 feet
Blooms:    May, June
Color:    Green
Spacing:    18″
Zones:    3-5
Benefits:    Groundcover, Deer Resistant

Design Tips

This sedge can be planted in large groups to forma groundcover or scattered individually to add attractive, thin foliage to the whole garden.

Companion Plants

Wild Blue Phlox
Jacob’s Ladder
Wild Geranium