Wooden Surface

Carex lupulina

Hop Sedge is a visually interesting specimen. Showy spikelets that resemble the seed pods of hops sit atop flares of thick green blades.


This sedge thrives in wetter soils, so consider this a perfect addition to a rain garden. Hop Sedge is useful in bio-conservation efforts in shoreline restorations as erosion control.


Unlike the Fringed Sedge, this variety is widespread throughout Massachusetts.


Source: grown from seed originally from Toadshade Wildflower Farm, New Jersey.

Carex lupulina (Hop sedge)

  • details

    SIZE AND POT INFORMATION: More details coming in May
    type: grass
    sun needs: full sun, part sun/part shade, shade
    water needs: wet to average-wet soil
    height: 3'
    plant spacing: 1/sq ft
    bloom time: June, July, August
    bloom color: green
  • good plant companions

    Swamp milkweed, dense blazing star, New England aster, cardinal flower

  • special notes

    deer resistant (please note that does not mean deer proof)




Opening in May

Specific dates and

times coming soon.


Norwell, Massachusetts

Specific address announcement coming soon.


News, helpful tips, and updates on plant availability.

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