Tussock Sedge - 10 Plants

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5, 6, 7, 8,
5, 6, 7, 8,
5, 6, 7, 8,
5, 6, 7, 8,
Planting Zones 5-8
Flower Gardens And Beds, Border Plants,
Flower Gardens And Beds, Border Plants,
Year Round
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Native Grasses
Bloom Season
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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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Tussock Sedge is hardy in zones 3 through 8

The Caratex stricta, also known as the Tussock Sedge, is a fast-colonizing clumping sedge plant commonly found growing in the wettest environments of Canada to the Southern United States. More specifically, this grass grows actively in the marshlands and water meadows of the Carolinas and Georgia, with populations also found in Tennessee and as far north as Quebec. Being familiar with the swampland of North America, the Tussock sedge is best grown in United States Department of Agriculture Growing Zones 3 – 8.

Tussock Sedge reaches a maximum height of 3 feet tall

Blooms of this sedge come to their peak in May and June, and these blooms are typically a medium shade of brown mixed with a darker red hue. Leaves of this sedge plant are evergreen in nature, and it reaches a maximum height of 3 feet tall, with the average being closer to 18 inches tall. Spreads of this sedge range from 12 inches to 24 inches wide under ideal conditions, and the ideal soil conditions for growing the Tussock Sedge are moderate-to-high moisture. 

It produces deep green foliage with leaves in a clump resembling a collection of grass. As the plant comes full-blown during May and June, its flowers rise high above the foliage. This plant is often grown in bunches to take advantage of its propensity for clumping.


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