Mountain Sedge

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Planting Zones 4-10
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Under 3 Feet
Native Grasses
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
25 Plants
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Border Plants, Flower Gardens And Beds,

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Mountain Sedge Description

Mountain sedge is a species of perennial grass in the family of sedges (carex)

Mountain sedge is a perennial grass species in the sedges family (carex). It belongs to a vast genus in over 1,500 species of evergreens, a shaded plant in dramatic form, and blends naturally with most plants. It is a native grass that grows in northern, southern, and western North America. The plant is a self-supporting growth form, fast-growing and moderately long-lived. Some sedge varieties grow in shady areas, while other sedges are ideal for sunny borders. Some sedges grow perfectly in wet sites while others thrive in dry conditions, and there are also carex plants that grow in any garden situation.

It grows in an upright form and grows up to 1.3 feet tall. It is a deciduous plant, and its simple, dark-green, broad leaves alternate. The leaves are around five centimeters large with a glabrous surface. But carex foliage varies in color from green to blue, gold or orange, or variegated. The flowers of carex Montana produce spikes that are medium brown. Other sedges have purplish color flowers. They usually bloom and thrives actively during the spring and summer season.

There are many uses of sedge grasses, one of which is to line pathways or fill the open spaces in a woodland garden. Rhizomes spread some sedges, but others are clumpers and perform very well as container plants. However, they are less tolerant of moisture swings compared to other grasses. Too wet or too dry affects the health of a carex plant. When propagating, sow seeds in containers, then overwinter in a cold frame. It is best to divide plants between spring and early summer.

Mountain Sedge-Carex Montana Is Easy To Maintain and Requires Less Care

In caring for these sedges, keep them consistently moist. Their growth slows in the summer; therefore, be sure not to overwater them so as not to log the soils, which could harm the plant's health and causes the root to rot. The plant will also look ratty if the grounds are too dry for so long. To prevent this, cut the plant back by one-third or remove dead blades and resume watering. Slowly, the plant's appearance and health will improve. Overall, these plants are easy to maintain since it requires less care. Common problems encountered by sedges are rust, leaf spot, and aphids, but the plants are deer-resist.

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  • 5
    Mountain Sedge

    Posted by Bailey Coleman on Oct 02, 2022

    I admire this nursery since it is accessible, well-stocked and everything I have purchased has exceeded expectations.

Shipping Information

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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