Show meShowing plants & seeds that grow in my area:

Invalid Zip Code
ALASKA HAWAII MIDWEST NORTHEAST PACIFIC NORTHWEST SOUTHEAST SOUTHWEST WEST Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 6 Zone 7 Zone 8 Zone 9 Zone 10
What is this To help gardeners understand which plants will grow well for them, the entire USA has been segmented into ‘Plant Hardiness Zones’.

Pennsylvania Sedge Grass

 
 

Video

 

Regular Price: $19.98

Sale $9.99

per Plant - 3.5" pot You save: 50%
Shipping:
Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first. Learn More…

Pennsylvania Sedge provides lush texture for dry shade gardens. Fine foliage arches gently, giving the appearance of soft, rolling waves. Makes a lovely groundcover or shady lawn alternative that requires little to no mowing. Plant in mass for a cool, glossy green carpet. Semi-evergreen foliage is deer resistant and low maintenance. (Carex pennsylvanica)

Zones 3 - 8
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Groundcover
Groundcover
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Mature Plant Size 6-12" tall, 6-12" wide
Bloom Time Foliage plant all season
Size Plant - 3.5" pot
SKU ASLKI31

Plant Information

6-12” tall x 6-12” wide. Unlike most sedges which thrive in moist soils, Pennsylvania sedge prefers dry to average soils with good drainage. However, plants also tolerate wet soils, making them ideal for shady raingardens. Native of oak savannahs and dry woodlands, Pennsylvania sedge makes a perfect partner for oak trees. Plants are tough and versatile. The fine foliage provides excellent contrast for broad-leaf shade perennials like hosta, hellebore, and hydrangea. It also works great as a mass planting beneath architectural plants in modern designs. Plants spread slowly through rhizomes but are not overly aggressive. A good choice for erosion control and waterwise gardening. Plant in the wildlife garden to provide shelter and attract birds that feed on seeds.
SKU ASLKI31
Common Name Pennsylvania Sedge Grass
Botanical Name Carex pensylvanica
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Mature Height 6-12" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 6-12" wide
Growth Rate Medium
Bloom Time Foliage plant all season
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Soft delicate arching green blades.
Native Yes
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Easy to Grow, Groundcover
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Shipping

Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Plant Information’ section describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

View Shipping Rate Chart

Reviewsby PowerReviews

Q & A

Plant With These:

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

Find Your Planting Zone:

Enter your Zip Code to find your USDA Planting Zone

You are using an out-of-date browser.

You will still be able to shop AmericanMeadows.com, but some functionality may not work unless you update to a modern browser. Update My Browser

×

Please wait...

Item added to your cart

has been added to your cart.

Continue shopping or View cart & checkout