Slough Sedge is an easy to grow evergreen native sedge that will thrive in a wet area of your yard. It loves water but its tough enough to withstand our seasonal droughts as well making it a great choice for a low maintenence gardener. Slough sedge offers excellent erosion control and the seeds are food for waterfowl and can become quite aggressive if enough moisture is present.
Slough Sedge - Carex obnupta
Size: 2-5' in height,
Growing Conditions: Full sun to part shade, moist to wet soils.
Features: Low maintenence, evergreen leaves are grass-like, supports wildlife, useful for erosion control.
Natural Habitat: Native to western North America, California to British Columbia, moist to wet soils like river banks, bogs, and wet meadows.