Bottlebrush Sedge

Carex comosa

Carex comosa is a fine addition to rain gardens, shorelines, water gardens, or any setting with reliably moist soil. Attractive seed heads with lime green "bristles" resemble a bottlebrush, giving the plant its name. Very …

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Cultural Details
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Moist, Wet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Height 2' - 4'
Bloom Color Green
Bloom Time May, June
Spacing 2'
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Root Type Fibrous
Benefits Deer Resistant
Seeds per Oz 24000
Propagation Dry Stratification, Moist Stratification
Days to Moist Stratify 30 days
Direct Sowing Early Spring, Fall

Carex comosa is a fine addition to rain gardens, shorelines, water gardens, or any setting with reliably moist soil. Attractive seed heads with lime green "bristles" resemble a bottlebrush, giving the plant its name. Very adaptable, it does well in any damp soil, in sun to moderate shade.