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Carex radiata

Eastern Star Sedge
Carex radiata
Carex radiata
Description

Grown for delicate, soft green clumps of extremely fine hair-like foliage that gently wave in a breeze; great in a moist border in shade or sun, doesn't like to dry out

Ornamental Features

Eastern Star Sedge is primarily valued in the garden for its cascading habit of growth. Its small grassy leaves are emerald green in color. The foliage often turns brown in fall.

Planting & Growing

Eastern Star Sedge will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

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full sun to shade

moist

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wet

4b

2

ft.

18 inches

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