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Carex pensylvanica

Native to the US and Canada, Carex pensylvanica prefers drier soils than most other Carex species, although it will thrive in moist conditions with adequate drainage. The semi-evergreen leaves gracefully arch in a slow creeping mound that grows best in dappled to full shade.


  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:3-8
  • Height:6-12 Inches
  • Spread:6-12 Inches

Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Good Drainage
Exposure
Part Sun
Shade
Growth Rate
Medium

Native to the US and Canada, Carex pensylvanica prefers drier soils than most other Carex species, although it will thrive in moist conditions with adequate drainage. The semi-evergreen leaves gracefully arch in a slow creeping mound that grows best in dappled to full shade.