- Latin Name-Carex Amphibola Hardy Zone- 3-9 Mature Height-1ft Width-1ft Sun Or Shade-Full Sun
Creek Sedge - Carex Amphibola
Creek Sedge has medium to thin leaves that are dark green. It makes strong distinct clumps. It tends to be small half globe about 8-10 inches around. It grows in areas that have deeper moist soil like creek banks and woodlands. It likes good garden soil with plenty of organic matter. It can take some sun but it will also want more water during the summer. If planted in the right place there would be no need to water it once established. It can make a single species ground cover but is most valuable in a mixed grassy meadow.
The amazing creek sedge
The creek sedge plant naturally occurs from Texas to Quebec and Georgia to New Hampshire. This plant likes to be in the shade and could adapt to moist soil very easily. This plant grows in the sun and in shade. The creek sedge plant blooms in early spring. The plant is a vibrant green color; it has long smooth leaves that give it a beautiful aesthetic look. This plant grows in well drained, dry and average soil. The grass type to this plant is cool season. You could find this plant in native shade gardens, along wood paths or as a slope stabilizer. This is such a unique plant and will definitely turn heads. If you're able to plant this plant in you're garden it will impress. The season of interest for this plant is fall winter and spring. This plant is an excellent companion for Phlox divaricata, Asarum, Chrysogonum and Polygonatum and many others. This plant only grows in green but it's a unique and vibrant green that no other plant could compete with. When this plant blooms it grows very tall and gives you're garden a beautiful look.
Creek Sedge - Carex Amphibola will give your area a soft and natural look.
Grasses can add privacy to your yard. Tall grasses in a large grouping can be a perfect solution for screening an unpleasant view. Whether you use them as screens, accents, or focal points, let ornamental grasses play a role in your garden or landscape.
Tuck grasses like Creek Sedge - Carex Amphibola in here and there in your landscape. Use the same grass in several different parts of your garden as an accent and it will help tie your garden together.