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Lurid sedge, excellent for wetland restoration and ornamental ponds.

Lurid sedge, excellent for wetland restoration and ornamental ponds. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Carex lurida

Lurid sedge

An excellent plant for wetland restoration grows best in wet to moist soil in full sun to partial shade. With interesting seed heads, Carex lurida also makes a good choice for ornamental ponds. 


Height:

3 ft

Spread:

1-2 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

2-9

Bloom Color:

Green, Tan

Carex lurida Characteristics

Exposure

  • Partial Shade to Full Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Wet to Moist

Flowering Months

  • June

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database:http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=CALU5