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Carex bebbii

Also called Bebb's Oval Sedge


More About Carex bebbii

  • Clump-forming grass with a cascading appearance
  • Green leaves, 6 mm wide, are triangular in cross section
  • Seed heads are decorative
  • Bloom Time: June

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:

60-80 cm

Spread:

5-10 cm

Colour:

Brown
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Bebb's Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips

Decorative cover for wet, boggy, full sun applications. Waterfowl feed on the seed heads.


Carex bebbii Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Attributes

Fruit

Flowering Time

Spring
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Carex bebbii

Carex stricta

Carex stricta

Tussock Sedge