The box arrived early and we placed the roots in the groundwithin two days. Everything looks good! We just now wait for the results next spring!
I was shocked at the appearance of my order. It is hard to grow from seed and this looked preety good. Nice and green. Some turning brown but at least the root is in the ground. I ordered like 400. That is expected. I got more than what I ordered as well.
Very happy with the quality of the sedge. Looking forward to it becoming as thick as the pictures!
Many of the individual plants were intertwined at the roots making it difficult to sort out by individual plants. I came up a little short with my plantings.
This is an excellent product. Really different.
love this stuff
love the way this looks
this looks amazing
In my opinion, not for an inexperienced Gardner....the grasses were shipped in a gallon zip lock bag which was weird, so they have to be divided up but will see how they do after some time.
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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
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Pennsylvania Sedge - Carex Pensylvanica is an Easy Growing Perennial
Pennsylvania Sedge - Carex Pennsylvania is an easily-grown perennial that is partial to full sunlight. And while many sedges love moist soils, this one prefers dense, well-drained soils. Mostly used for ground cover, the Pennsylvania Sedge forms loose tufts that grow 8" tall. The roots of the plant are dark brown. The plant also holds both male and female flowers.
Pennsylvania Sedge is a Low Maintenance option for Ornamental Grass
They often grow in a creeping manner around oak trees. Pennsylvania Sedge may plant in rockier soils providing there is decaying matter on top. Plants retain their evergreen color year round. Pennsylvania Sedge is a native of Canada and the United States and commonly planted for dry shade ground cover or underplanting for shade perennials. This sedge is easy to grow and low maintenance.
Tolerating a relatively wide range of moisture conditions, this sedge is an excellent choice to plant in a rain garden, or for use as a lawn substitute in dry, shaded soils. A bright green during the growing months, this sedge has been known to be semi-evergreen in moderately cold winter climates. Typically in loose colonies with a tendency to creep. Commonly found in areas with oak trees, this species has also gained the name "oak sedge."
This sedge tends to prefer loose loams in dry soils, unlike most sedges which prefer moist to wet soils. Under optimal conditions, this sedge may self-seed, but is otherwise spread by rhizomes. For covering large areas, Pennsylvania Sedge - Carex pensylvanica is suggested that it may be best to purchase plants, as this species often do not grow well from seed.
Pennsylvania sedge is a perennial ornamental grass. It forms thick clumps of grass that grow six to twelve inches high. It is a pale green color throughout most of the year and then turns a sandy color in the fall. In late spring it sends up a spike with a purplish structure on the end of it that forms seeds by mid-summer. It is native to the United States and Canada and is a very robust, easy to grow the plant. As a bonus, deer do not like it and won't eat it.
It makes an excellent ground cover for shady locations where other grasses won't grow or can be planted as an interesting ornamental on its own in shady areas or in places that have afternoon shade. Some people use it as a low-maintenance lawn substitute to prevent erosion on shady hills. After planting, it gradually and slowly spreads outwards via the growth of underground structures. The clumps can divide in the early spring. It tends to attract birds who enjoy its seeds, and it has rhizomes that fix nitrogen and improve the quality of the soil. It tends to prefer dry soil and thus has low watering requirements.