Pennsylvania sedge ‘Straw Hat’
Carex pensylvanica ‘Straw Hat’ (Pennsylvania sedge ‘Straw Hat’) is a sedge that appreciates shade and dry to medium soil. It is native to North America, and most commonly grows in woodlands.
This sedge blooms in late spring and the foliage is semi-evergreen in moderately cold climates.
|Botanical Name||Carex pensylvanica ‘Straw Hat’|
|Common Name||Pennsylvania sedge ‘Straw Hat’|
|USDA Zone||3 thru 8|
|Light Requirement||Part Shade to Full Shade|
|Season(s) of interest||spring, summer, fall|
|Height and Spread||8-10in x 15-20in (20-25cm x 40-50cm)|
|Attracts Wildlife||Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores|
|Additional Information||Cultivated Form of a Native Plant.|
|Location in Lurie Garden||North Dark Plate|