Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Frank’s Sedge

Frank’s Sedge

Carex frankii

Full sun to light shade, wet to moderately wet moisture level, fertile soil, moderately acid to neutral pH.  1 -2 ½ feet height, spreads at a moderate rate by rhizomes and slowly by re-seeding.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region:  Statewide

Cool season.  This is a fast-growing, wetland plant in Tennessee.  Grows in a mound shape.  Foliage may be less attractive in summer and benefits from supplemental watering. Attracts butterflies.


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