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Carex cherokeensis / Cherokee Sedge (Sedge Family)

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Be prepared to fall in love with a sedge. This plant has it all–evergreen, shade and sun tolerant, wet feet or dry feet, deer and rabbit resistant, well behaved, and beautiful in the setting sun. Use Cherokee Sedge as a specimen plant, or go wild and start replacing some lawn, either way, this is the sedge for the job. Cherokee sedge has a medium growth rate and is clump forming–it is not an aggressive spreader in the garden.
Blooms: Green, 4-6 weeks, Apr-June
Leaves: Dark green, shiny, thin, arching downwards, evergreen
Height: 1-2’
Space: 2-3’
Soil: Dry-wet
Exposure: Full sun to light shade
Fauna: Larval host to several moths and skippers, ground cover and food for birds and small animals
Seeds: Wheat-like seed heads on waving stalks
Deer Resistance: High
Zone: 6-9
Native Status: NC native, rare in the sandhills, possible human expanded range in the rest of the state
Provenance: NC, seed grown