ornamental grass

Carex divulsa | European Gray Sedge, Berkeley Sedge

(Carex tumulicola)

This mounding, fine-textured plant fills in nicely in a partially shaded location. It is not a grass, but a sedge, a grasslike plant. It grows to 1-1/2 feet high and can become a lawn substitute with time, accepting moist, boggy soils. Provide with more moisture in hot-summer regions. Will reseed where there is moisture. Remove seedheads as they turn brown to prevent. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -25F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 1 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: green, brown

Flower Season: spring, winter