PLANT BASE

Carex crinita

Fringed sedge

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
3-8
3-4'
3-4'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Tussocks
Grass/Grass-Like
Semi-evergreen

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
May-June
Violet/ pinkish
Evergreen foliage
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Clay, Loam
Adaptable
Soil Preference
Moist to wet soil
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Meadows, wet prairies, riparian areas, bogs and swamps
Eastern North America to Georgia, west to Texas, Missouri, and Minnesota
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Clay soil, Flooding, Wet soil
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Clay soil, Flooding, Wet soil
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
COMPANION PLANTS
Cardinal flower,Blue flag iris,Soft rush
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES

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