Carex grayi (Gray’s Sedge)

(Bur Sedge, Mace Sedge, Morning Star Sedge)

Tufts of arching, lime-green, glossy foliage with unique pale green seed heads. Height 2-3′.

Tufts of arching, lime-green, glossy foliage. Unique, pale green seed heads resemble three-dimensional, one-inch stars that look like a medieval spiked, club-type weapon. Height 2-3’.

Carex attracts birds to the garden. Prefers average, fertile, moist soil. Drought tolerant when established. Tolerates wet soils. May self seed in the garden. Cool season grass. Deer and rabbit resistant.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Bloom Time(s): May-October