Carex shortiana

Short's Sedge

Short's Sedge is a tufted perennial sedge.Its tall flowering stems are light green and smooth. The leaves grow from the base and alternately along the stems. The flowers are held in densely packed, cylindrical spikes that mature a dark brown.

Tufted sedge
Food and cover for wildlife
Good erosion control for wetland projects

Item

Description

On Hand

Future

14604 S3-1 RPM 0 0

Short's Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Height:

8-35 Inches

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Spread:

6-12 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 7

Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Habit
Perennial
Attributes
Naturalizing
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Ground Cover
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Mass Planting
Midwest Native