Carex emoryi (Riverbank Sedge)
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Carex emoryi

Riverbank Sedge

A wetland native that forms tufts of straw colored foliage with bright green new growth. An emergent aquatic that grows well in stream banks, wet meadows and along shore lines.

Height: 18-24 in
Width: 12-18 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May
Hardiness Zone: 5 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Carex emoryi

Attributes

Emergent
Rain Garden Shade
Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Shade to Part Sun

Native Plant Community

Woodland
Wet Woodland
Wetland

Bloom Time

May

Flower Color

Yellow

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average