Carex muskingumensis 'Wachtposten'
The common name for this sedge derives from its branching structure of its flowering stalks, which appear as little palm trees. We grow a row of them as a dense green low hedge near our patio. The seedheads dry to dark tan in mid-summer.
||full sun-part shade
||ordinary garden soil (not too dry)
||germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below
We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.
Seed for this plant is included on my seed trade list
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- Seed from '00 trade. Pot outside, early Fall. No germination
- Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (40%G, 9-15d)
- Seed from '04 garden. Baggy 70F (5w) - 70F with light (30%G, 18-27d)
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October 04, 2004