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Silver sedge is a woodland species, makes a nice groundcover for moist to dry soils.

Silver sedge is a woodland species, makes a nice groundcover for moist to dry soils. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Carex platyphylla

Silver sedge

A choice carex, C. platyphlla is clump forming with wide, powder-blue leaves. Likes shady areas in moist to dry soils. Limited supply,


Height:

1 ft

Spread:

1-2 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Color:

Green

Carex platyphylla Characteristics

Exposure

  • Partial Shade to Full Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Dry

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant

Flowering Months

  • May

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=CAPL5