Carex albicans ~ White Tinged Sedge-ServeScape
Carex albicans ~ White Tinged Sedge-ServeScape

Carex albicans

White Tinged Sedge

Regular price$10.72

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White Tinged Sedge is a clumping native shade-loving semi-evergreen grass with wispy upright arching bright green grass-like foliage.  Small staminate with green to straw colored spikelets tinged with red-purple and white margins go up in early spring.  Prefers partial sun and well-drained soils.  Drought tolerant.


Orn. Grass


1' - 1.5'


1’ - 1.5’



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 8


Part SunFull Shade

Bloom Color: 


Season of Interest: 

Spring, Year-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low maintenance. It can be planted in near full sun if the soil is consistently moist but will have less color.  Cut foliage to the ground and remove it in late winter.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensWildlife GardensNaturalized AreasNative GardensRock Gardens, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Wild ColumbineGoldenstarPrairie Smoke

IMAGES: Photo set by Doug McGrady, (1) Carex albicans (white-tinged sedge), Glocester, RI, (2) Carex albicans var. albicans (white-tinged sedge), Cumberland, RI

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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