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Carex eburnea (bristleleaf sedge)
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Carex eburnea

bristleleaf sedge

Stoloniferous, can form sizable colonies in a loose, friable soil
Grows in sandy limestone outcroppings and calcareous soils

A wonderful naturalizer, Carex eburnea is the ideal native groundcover for the woodland or rock garden. Petite colonies of 6-8 inch long soft, thread-like foliage takes on a spherical shape as inconspicuous whitish-green flower spikes appear in early spring.

SIZE
Carex eburnea LP32 - 32 per flat Availability
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Height

6-8 Inches

Spread

6-8 Inches

Spacing

10 Inches

Bloom Color

Green

USDA Hardiness Zone 2-8

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Shade
Full Shade
Part Sun
Part Sun
Early Spring
Early Spring
Evergreen
Evergreen
Groundcover
Groundcover
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Dry
Plug Type
Landscape Plug™
Green Infrastructure
Meadow/Prairie
Woodland
Lawn Alternative
Attributes
Native to North America
Propagation Type
Tissue culture
Grass Type
Cool Season