Carex appalachica

Appalachica Sedge

Categories: Grasses

Naturally occurring in dry woodlands, is adaptable to almost all garden conditions...except swamps..

More About Carex appalachica

  • A superb sedge, native from Quebec south to South Carolina
  • As a textural contrast near bolder elements is simply stunning.
  • Tolerates shade very well...even under hemlocks

The very narrow, weeping, mop-top looking, deer-resistant foliage makes an airy, 18" wide clump. Can be used singly or en masse.

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4-7 in


1-2 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Carex appalachica Characteristics


  • Ground Cover
  • Native to Northeast
  • Mass Plant
  • Small / Miniature
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Specimen
  • Edging


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Shade Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season


  • Clumping
  • Rounded