Carex lupulina (Hop Sedge)

POTTED PLANT

$3.50
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SKU:
CALUP-SM
MAXIMUM HEIGHT:
4 feet
SUNLIGHT PREFERENCE:
Full sun to medium shade
MOISTURE:
Moist, wet
FORMAL LANDSCAPING:
3-Star
DEER RESITANT:
Yes
Common hop sedge is a large, clump-forming, grass-like plant with showy spikelets of achenes (seed clusters). A variety of insects use the plant, either as food or cover or both. The insects in turn feed birds, frogs, and other wildlife. The seeds are also a valuable food source for wildlife.
 
Uses: Ornamental, butterflies, deer tolerant, birds
Bloom time: June - Sept
 
Height: 2 to 3.5 feet
Space: 1.5 to 2.5 feet
 
Sun: Sun to medium shade
Moisture: moist to wet
 
Seed: Most seed is dormant and will need 6 weeks or more of cold moist stratification.
  • 200 seeds per packet
  • 3,600 seeds per ounce
  • 1 ounce per 225 square feet

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