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Carex muskingumensis 'Oehme'

Palm Sedge

Light green foliage emerges in the early spring and is soon edged by brilliant yellow edges that provide season-long color. Foliage radiates horizontally on stems, offering great form and texture to any garden. Fall frost provides superb apricot color on a plant that thrives in moist conditions.

Benefits

  • Very tolerant of moist soils and partial shade
  • Unique color and texture make it stand out
  • Deer resistant
  • Provides dense cover for essential critters
  • Superb fall color
  • Grouping makes for great garden impact

Height
18-24 Inches

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Spread
18-24 Inches

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-8

Native Range

The low woods and wet meadows from Minnesota east to Ohio, south to Tennessee and Oklahoma

Native Trivia

If you garden in the shade or a woodland, downed trees, a brush pile or a pile of jumbled rocks provide inviting homes for all kinds of wildlife adding to the rustic, natural look of a landscape while enhancing the value of your native plants.

Characteristics & Attributes

Sun
Deer Resistant
Wet Sun
Fall Color
Ground cover
Plan Sub Group
Low Grasses
Exposure
Filtered Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Bloom Time
Late Spring / Early Summer
Foliage Color
Variegated
Uses
Accent
Border
Mass plant
Native to
Arkansas
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Ohio
Oklahoma
Tennessee
Wisconsin