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Carex phyllocephala/Chinese Palm Sedge

Carex phyllocephala / Carex phyllocephala
Tufts of green foliage on short stems
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Tufts of green foliage on short stems

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Scientific Name: Carex phyllocephala
Common Name: Chinese Palm Sedge
Leaf Type: None
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Comments: Makes excellent ground cover in shade. Also a handsome foliage for container plantings. Fairly tolerant of a wide range of soils and thrives on sites with high shade.