Ivory Sedge

Carex eburnea

Carex eburnea, or Ivory Sedge, reaches a height of only six inches. The dense clumps of fine green leaves take on a spherical shape, covered with ivory-green flower tufts in early spring. The soft, spherical appearance of this sedge belies …

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Availability: In stock
SKU
43066-03
Cultural Details
Soil Type Gravel, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Dry, Medium
Sun Exposure Partial, Shade
Height 6" - 1'
Bloom Color Green
Bloom Time May, June
Spacing 1'
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Root Type Fibrous
Benefits Deer Resistant

Carex eburnea, or Ivory Sedge, reaches a height of only six inches. The dense clumps of fine green leaves take on a spherical shape, covered with ivory-green flower tufts in early spring. The soft, spherical appearance of this sedge belies its tough nature and adaptability to heat and drought. A wonderful naturalizer, Ivory Sedge is an excellent ground cover or lawn alternative. In the wild this distinctive plant grows in conifer or mixed forests, often on limestone bluffs, making it a good candidate for planting between stones or pavers, in dry soils and semi-shade.