Palm Sedge (Carex muskingumensis)

Palm Sedge (Carex muskingumensis)

An ornamental sedge whose stems and leaves look like palm trees. Can handle shady and wet areas. When planted closely it creates a dense canopy.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Moisture:    Medium, Wet
Height:    3 feet
Blooms:    May, June
Color:    Green
Spacing:    12-18″
Zones:    3-7
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer Resistant

Design Tips

Palm sedge can be planted indivudally or in small groups to add nice vertical mounds to sunny or shady gardens, or it can be planted in large groups that form a dense cover.

Companion Plants

Marsh Milkweed
Meadow Blazing Star
Fox Sedge
Prairie Blazing Star