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Carex humilis 'Hexe'

Hexe dwarf sedge

Native to Western Europe


Ornamental yellow flowers appear very early in spring and fade to tan.  Grows in the driest areas and therefore extremely drought tolerant.  Can be grown in a rock garden or shallow soils in partial shade.


Height:

6 in

Spread:

16 in

Spacing:

10-12 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4 - 8

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Carex humilis 'Hexe' Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Songbirds
  • Pollinators

Exposure

  • Partial Shade

Attributes

  • Naturalizing
  • Ground Cover
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Rock Garden

Flowering Months

  • May
  • April

Foliage Color

  • Green

Grass Season

  • Cool Season Grass

Growth Rate

  • Slow

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Dry