Carex amphibola - Creek sedge
An ornamental ground cover with shiny green foliage that works well in moist conditions and is attractive to butterflies.
Carex amphibola is a compact native sedge that does well in shade gardens and woodlands. It has lovely shiny green foliage and produces green flower spikes in late spring. It can be useful in meadows, wildlife gardens and for mass planting. It thrives in a shaded site with deep moist soil.
"Plants host some types of Skipper caterpillars and seeds are eaten by turtles." - New Moon Nursery
Height: 12 - 18"
Sun: Partial to full shade
Water: Medium to wet
Bloom color: Green
Bloom time: Late spring