Carex humilis


From the Caucasus mountains along with many other species suitable for green roofs, dwarf sedge grows in dense spreading clumps, is extremely drought tolerant and evergreen.


  • Botanical Name: Carex humilis
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial Sedge
  • Plant Usage: Accent
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Flower Color: Yellow to Brownish
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Winter Interest: Evergreen
  • Height: 6"
  • Spread: 16"
  • Light Requirement: Full sun to partial shade
  • Origin: Caucasus
  • Self Sowing: slightly
  • Shade Tolerant: Partial
  • Substitutes: Bouteloua gracilis, Sesleria caerulea,

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