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Carex stricta, also known as Tussock Sedge, is a versatile perennial grass that is great for adding texture and interest to a garden.



This sedge thrives in moist to wet soil, making it ideal for planting near ponds or in rain gardens. It can also tolerate a range of soil types, from sandy to clay.



Carex stricta does best in full to partial sun, making it a great option for a variety of garden locations.



This versatile plant typically grows to be 2-4 feet tall and 1-2 feet wide, making it a great choice for filling in borders or adding structure to a garden.



In the summer months, Carex stricta blooms with light brown flower spikes, adding visual interest to the landscape.



For companion plants, consider planting Carex stricta alongside other wetland-loving species such as Lobelia cardinalis or Iris versicolor.


With its easy care requirements and attractive appearance, Carex stricta is a great option for any garden in need of a low-maintenance, yet visually appealing plant.

Carex stricta (Tussock Sedge)

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