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Carex Lupulina- Hop Sedge

Low wholesale prices on large quantity purchases of 100+ plants
$2.66
Usage
Deer Resistant, Ponds & Water Gardens,
Usage
Deer Resistant, Ponds & Water Gardens,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Exposure
Sun & Shade, Full Sun,
Exposure
Sun & Shade, Full Sun,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Ships
Year Round
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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

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Carex Lupulina- Hop Sedge For Sale Affordable Grower Direct Prices Tennessee Wholesale Nursery

Carex Lupulina- Hop Sedge, commonly known as Hop Sedge, presents a hardy perennial suitable to humid conditions, especially along wetlands and lakes. Hop Sedge grows in a wide range throughout the Eastern United States and Canada as represented by USDA hardy planting zones 3 through 9. The plant has been known to survive temperatures as low as unfavorable 38 degrees Fahrenheit. It matures to a height of three to four feet. Hop Sedge puts out strong growth each Spring and then produces green flowers and seeds throughout the remainder of the growing season.

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Carex Lupulina- Hop Sedge

Hop Sedge works in many soils.
Occasional flooding of growth areas by stagnant water does not harm the plant. Suitable planting areas for Hop Sedge receive full sun or only partial shade. Species will tolerate partially shady edges of a wooded wetland. The plant has the general appearance of an ornamental grass except that stem is three sided. Leaves are long and light green. At the height of one to three feet, the stems divide into a radial pattern of long spiky leaves that could grow to lengths of 2 feet. Large leaves tend to flop over and in arching displays of vegetation. The spiky green flowers emerge from this location. They are similar in appearance to clusters of wheat berries on a stalk but larger and resembling a hops flower. Pollination depends on the wind. As flowers mature, they produce three-angle achenes or seeds. Hop Sedge provides fodder for a variety of insects and butterfly larvae that go on to support a broader ecosystem of predatory insects and birds. Deer browse on the plant sparingly because it is not their preferred food.

 

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Hop Sedge 

Hop Sedge is a plant that only grows to be about four feet tall. As the plant begins maturing, you can see culms that have flowers on them and long leaves on the stems. The overall color of the Hop Sedge is bright green with the culms a bit lighter and almost yellow in their design, especially if you look at the plant from a distance. The leaves often branch out from the stem and begin to grow in a curved fashion, draping back down to the ground once they have reached a certain length. When you look at the leaves, they often appear floppy in their design, which is a feature of the plant that provides shade for other plants and flowers as well as small animals. 

 

 The plant enjoys growing in full sunlight but can grow well in shady areas. It thrives in wet soil and soil that is slightly acidic. Sandy soil is beneficial for the plant, as well. You'll usually see the plant growing near swamps and ponds as well as other areas where there is more moisture. It's a plant that thrives in areas that receive above-average rainfall. You'll sometimes see it in gardens as a shading plant or to act as a filler.