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‘Oheme’ palm sedge

Carex muskingumensis ‘Oehme’

'Oheme' palm sedge

With its yellow-trimmed foliage, ‘Oehme’ is truly the palm sedge with an edge. I love this species for its tropical feel and cascading texture. This North American native prefers a damp spot but tolerates many growing conditions. It’s attractive to butterflies and birds but is usually unappealing to deer. Use ‘Oehme’ to brighten a shady bed or as an ornamental approach to erosion control on a stream bank. -Justin Nichols, Fine Gardening #147 (October 2012), page 70 

CareKeep 'Oheme' in moist conditions and clean out the stray spent blade every now and then for a brilliant grassy display.

PropagationCarex can be propagated by root division.

  • Genus : Carex
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Plant Type : Grasses
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium to Wet
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Light : Partial Shade
  • Uses : Shade
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
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