More About Carex crinita
- Tuft-forming grass with an upright, cascading habit
- Strap-like leaves are green, about 12 mm wide, triangular in cross section
- Bristly flower spikelets top this plant
- Golden-brown seed clusters, up to 10 cm long, droop downward
- Bloom Time: May to June
- Grass Type: Cool Season
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.
Fringed Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips
The root system is fibrous and rhizomatous and often forms colonies of plants. Best grown in full sun to partial shade, and moist to wet conditions.
Carex crinita Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Landscape usesWoodland/woods edge