Carex nigra
BLACK SEDGE
Cyperaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous sedge

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
0.4m
Plant habit
 
0.2m

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Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, contemporary & coastal designs

Uses: informal edging, mass planting, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant

 
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Carex nigra
BLACK SEDGE
Cyperaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous sedge

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
0.4m
Plant habit
 
0.2m

FEATURES

Flowers: cream & brown

Flowering Time: late spring to early summer

Leaves: mid green or blue-green


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, contemporary & coastal designs

Uses: informal edging, mass planting, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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