Star Grass (Dichromena Colorata) or White Star Sedge, is a member of the sedge family, native to the coasts of Virginia through Florida. Foliage consists of narrow blades of green, ornamental grass that is adorned with lovely, star shaped, white bracts, that appear as flowers atop the grass in summer until fall. Slow spreading and grows 12 - 18" tall--with an 18" spread.
Height 12 - 18" tall
Width 18" spread (slow spreading)
Sunlight Requirements Full sun to part shade
Moisture Requirements Moist soil or up to 3" of water above roots
Bloom Blooms in summer
Zone Hardy in zones 7 - 11
Star Grass (Dichromena Colorata) also known as White Star Sedge, grows well in moist, boggy, loam soil and is great for naturalizing. A great plant for marshes and wetlands. Does well in full sun to part shade. Plant in full sun to part shade in moist, loam soil with up to 3" of water above the roots, deeper depth is for established plants. Hardy in zones 7 - 11