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Three Seeded Sedge

Minimum Purchase:
100 units
$0.84
Bloom Season
Spring, Summer,
Bloom Season
Spring, Summer,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Sun & Shade,
Usage
Ponds & Water Gardens,

See below for examples of how your plants will look upon receipt.

bareroot types

In the spring, plants will green up and bloom. See this page for further information on planting your bareroot plants.

See below for examples of how your plants will look upon receipt.

bareroot types

In the spring, plants will green up and bloom. See this page for further information on planting your bareroot plants.

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Reviews (2)

  • 5
    Three Seeded Sedge

    Posted by Bobbie Rosen on 22nd Aug 2019

    Looks great around the water garden.

  • 5
    Three Seeded Sedge

    Posted by Toni Fincher on 22nd Aug 2019

    this looks great down at the pond

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Shipping Information

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.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Three Seeded Sedge - Carex trisperma

Three Seeded Sedge - Carex trisperma. The Three Seeded Sedge is a circumpolar species, found primarily in shady, mossy bogs and conifer swamps. The plant may have two to five perigynia in the terminal spike. The flowers are somewhat green in color and grow at the base of the spears around late spring to early summer. The stems of the Three Seeded Sedge have a thick, fibrous texture with three leaves tightly wrapped in a row. At full maturity, the stems have a spiky appearance and can vary in color. There are over 600 types of this plant in North America and they grow best in wet and moist, peaty soil. 

Three Seeded Sedge is a grass native mostly to the top Northeastern reaches of the United States extending from Maine, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Parts of Canada.

There are over 600 species of Carex in North America. Many times it is seen growing within a group of its species while next to other species of its genus close. Flowers appearing green in color, grow at the base of the spears around late spring to early summer, forming a batch of seeds within. Stems have a thick, fibrous texture with three leaves tightly wrapped in a row giving it a spiky appearance once fully mature and giving it a beautiful variation of leaf orientation and accenting among other plants growing on the river or pond side. The colors can vary from a creamy yellow-green to darker-green hues with some parts of the plant a shade of brown.

Three Seeded Sedge will grow most naturally in wet to the moist peaty soil, sometimes even seen with water growing over the base of the plant's main stem.

The building at the water's edge, Three Seeded Sedge will not only add an all-around natural look to your pond or natural landscape but also provide an excellent habitat for varying species of animals preferring moist conditions. 

 

 

        

 

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