Palm sedge (Carex muskingumensis) 'Little Midge'

Carex muskingumensis is a dense clump forming wetland sedge with striking texture. Leaves are attractive, bright green and reminiscent of palm fronds. In summer triangular leafy stems rise slightly above the foliage bearing narrow ellipse shaped spikelets.  Carex muskingumensis grows in handsome rounded clumps and forms colonies from short creeping rhizomes and by self-seeding. Autumn colour yellow.

Winterhardy cool season perennial
Height 15-20  cm
Width 20 cm
Spacing 20-30 cm /7-10 pc/m2
Flowering time VII-VIII
Site sunny or partially shaded, medium moisture to wet soil, also shallow water.
Use  groups
Propagation seeds, dividing the clump
Cutting back  spring
Availability 2020 spring plant  
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