Grass - Carex obnuptaGrass - Carex obnupta

Common Name: Slough Sedge

Exposure: Sun to Part Shade

Height: 2 - 5 ft (1-2m)

Spread: 4 ft (1m)

Water: Moist

Zone: 4

Characteristics: Semi-tuft forming sedge, growing from dense, creeping rhizomes. , Evergreen leaves are grass-like and coarse reaching lengths of up to 12 in (30 cm). , Three to 7 cylindrical flower spikes on hollow, upright, angled stems are purplish black with the upper most part being male flowers and the lower part being comprised of female flowers, some pendulant, held above leaves. Blooms April-July.,