This tough sedge forms hummocks over time–raised clumps of plant matter that rise above the surrounding soil. They grow this way to stay above temporary flooding, which makes them a natural choice for rain gardens and wetland restorations.
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade
Height: 3 feet
Blooms: June, July
Benefits: Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer Resistant
Tussock Sedge forms a tall, upright column of fine leaves that create a powerful visual impact when planted individually throughout a garden, or planted in one large mass to provide a tall, dense canopy.