Narrow-leaved Cattail Sedge Picture

Inconspicuous flowers in late spring lead to showy thimble-shape seed heads (cattails?) that persist all summer, graceful grass-like 1/4 inch wide foliage grows in clumps with each blade up to 1 foot long, tolerates periodic flooding, a good rain garden plant, host plant for the Appalachian Brown (Satyrodes appalachia) and Eyed Brown (Satyrodes eurydice) Butterflies.

Average To Wet
Sun To Part Shade
1.5-2 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-6b
Deer Resistant

Native Range: CT, NY, WI, & MN south to GA, LA & OK. Rare in CT

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks

Narrow-leaved Cattail Sedge 3.5 inch pot $12.75
Narrow-leaved Cattail Sedge Seed Packet $5.00

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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Narrow-leaved Cattail sedge Drawing