Carex muskingumensis 'Little Midge'
Also called Dwarf Palm Sedge
More About Carex muskingumensis 'Little Midge'
- Small clump-forming grass with a mounding, cascading habit
- Shade will produce a darker green foliage
- Foliage looks like tiny palm fronds
- Small golden-brown flowers
- Drooping,long-lasting seedheads are brownish in colour
- Bloom Time: Late spring
- 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.
Miniature Palm Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips
This sedge thrives in full to partial shade in a moist, well-drained soil and will tolerate full sun with adequate moisture. Dead tops should be removed in fall or early spring to make way for new growth.
Carex muskingumensis 'Little Midge' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum