Bottlebrush Sedge

Carex comosa

Carex comosa, or Bottlebrush Sedge, 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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Availability: In stock
SKU
23042
Seeds 24,000 seeds/oz
1/4 Oz $8.00
1/2 Oz $12.00
Oz $20.00
Lb $300.00
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 Treatment Dry Stratification, Moist Stratification
Days to Moist Stratify 30 days
Direct Sowing Time Early Spring, Fall

Carex comosa, or Bottlebrush Sedge, 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.