Eastern Star Sedge

Carex radiata

Carex radiata, or Eastern Star Sedge, forms attractive dense tufts of slender leaf blades in dappled to medium shade. Small star-like flower clusters appear in late spring. Slow to spread, primarily by seed, the seeds are a food source for both songbirds and upland …

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SKU
43152-03
Cultural Details
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Medium, Moist
Sun Exposure Partial, Shade
Height 1' - 2'
Bloom Color Green
Bloom Time May, June
Spacing 1'
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Root Type Rhizome
Benefits Birds, Deer Resistant

Carex radiata, or Eastern Star Sedge, forms attractive dense tufts of slender leaf blades in dappled to medium shade. Small star-like flower clusters appear in late spring. Slow to spread, primarily by seed, the seeds are a food source for both songbirds and upland gamebirds. Eastern Star Sedge is an excellent low-growing ornamental sedge for moist to medium soils.