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Carex appalachica

More About Carex appalachica

  • Dense forming clumps, narrow grass like arching blades
  • Green foliage
  • Small, mostly inconspicuous flowers, are showy for a short time
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Grass Type: Cool season
  • Deer Resistant

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.

 

 

Zone:

3

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

30-45 cm

Spacing:

45-60 cm

Colour:

Brown
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Carex appalachica Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Mounding
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Carex appalachica