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Palm Sedge-Wisconsin Native Plamt

Carex muskingumensis


Palm Sedge


Benefits:    BEES, BUTTERFLIES
Height:    2 - 3 feet
Bloom Time:    May, June
Sun Shade:    Full Sun, Partial Sun
Zones:    4, 5
Soil Conditions:    Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture:    Medium, Moist
Color:    Gold
Spacing:    1 foot
The glossy green leaves branch out from the main stem similar to a palm tree. Native to wooded lowlands, it does best in slightly damp soil in shade. Makes an excellent groundcover, and thrives in clay! Plant one foot on center as a groundcover or use individually as a foliage accent plant.

Plant Care and Notes:

  Berries are toxic

  Divide in spring

  Prefers well-drained soil