Carex gracillima (Purple-sheathed Graceful Sedge)
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Carex gracillima

Purple-sheathed Graceful Sedge

A clumping sedge with fine blades; arching stems produce hanging strings of bead-like seeds in summer.

Height: 18-24 in
Width: 12-18 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Brown
Bloom Time: May,June
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Carex gracillima

Attributes

Rain Garden Shade

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Shade to Part Sun

Native Plant Community

Woodland
Wet Woodland

Bloom Time

May
June

Flower Color

Brown

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Growth Rate

Slow