Sedge, Leavenworth Details

Sedge, Leavenworth

  • Botanical Name: Carex leavenworthii
  • Plant Type: Ornamental Grass
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Lawn Substitute, Deer Resistant, Border - Edge, Border - Mixed
  • Ornamental Value: Green
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Birds
  • Season: Spring
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Spreading
  • Plant Spread: 1.5'
  • Plant Height: 1'


A groundcover that grows best in shade, but it tolerates full sun as well. Fine-textured green foliage. Adapts to a wide range of soils. Mow occasionally in the summer to keep it green, and mow once in the fall.

Sedge, Leavenworth Photos