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Fringed Sedge Fringed Sedge

Carex crinita

A graceful sedge bearing long, pendulous spikes. Aids in erosion control and will spread by rhizomes to form colonies. Seed provides food for songbirds and waterfowl. Rain Gardens, ponds, waterways.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Wet to Average
Height: 1 to 3 feet

Price: $13.95
Scouringrush Horsetail Scouringrush Horsetail

Equisetum hyemale

Belonging to a family of primitive vascular plants, this plant does not flower but forms cone-like heads that bear spores. Evergreen stems provide very interesting visual texture in all seasons. Be forewarned that containment in a large pot is highly recommended for home use of this plant. It can spread aggressively by rhizomes, even bypassing pavement underground to colonize new areas.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Average to Wet
Height: 2 to 4 feet
Blooms: None

Price: $13.95
Little Bluestem Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium

Used as an ornamental grass with silvery & bluish green leaves in rain gardens & pollinator gardens. Attractive bronze fall foliage & purplish flowers. Provides food & cover for wildlife.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average to Dry
Height: 2 to 4 feet
Blooms: August to February

Price: $13.95
Cattail Sedge Cattail Sedge

Carex typhina

Like other sedges, this plant is excellent for wildlife and for erosion control on the banks of lakes, streams and other waterways. Grown from Kentucky-source seed.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Moist
Height: 1 to 3 feet

Price: $13.95
Fox Sedge Fox Sedge

Carex vulpinoidea

Foliage is clump-forming and often a pleasant yellow-green. Like other sedges, this plant is excellent for wildlife and for erosion control on the banks of lakes, streams and other waterways. A rapidly spreading plant. Grown from Kentucky-source seed.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Moist
Height: 1 to 3 feet

Price: $13.95
Palm Sedge Palm Sedge

Carex muskingumensis

Foliage radiates from stem giving an interesting textural effect. Beautiful in contained rain garden area in mass. Grown from Kentucky source seed.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Medium to Wet
Height: 2 to 3 feet

Price: $13.95
Bottlebrush Grass Bottlebrush Grass

Elymus hystrix

Airy vertical plant with very interesting visual effect. In nature found in intermediate light such as just inside the border of a woodland. Grown from KY source seed.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Dry to Medium
Height: to 3 feet
Blooms: September to October

Price: $13.95
Switch Grass Switch Grass

Panicum virgatum

Clumping, vertical ornamental grass with foliage to 3' and with flowering stalks to 6'. May lose form or flop in less than full sun or overly rich soil. Will slowly expand via rhizomes. Cut to the ground by early spring.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Medium
Height: 3 to 6 feet
Blooms: late summer

Price: $13.95
Gift Certificate Gift Certificate

Gift certificates are $100 and are redeemable for online purchases.  Please contact us with any questions.  Thank you. info@ironweednursery or 270.250.3587

Price: $100.00