Sedges for Rain Gardens
Sedges are go-to plants for all kinds of projects. This week we begin a series on these versatile plants. Our first post highlights sedges for rain gardens.Read Post
This year’s hurricane season has shown the need for better systems to decrease flooding and protect water quality. In recent GrassSolutions newsletters, we highlighted green infrastructure programs in Atlanta and Seattle. These cities and others see GI as the best and most cost-effective way to deal with the effects of development. GI also creates healthier urban environments and provides spaces for people to enjoy. Plants are critical for GI, so we’re happy to be growing a range of species that work well for these projects.
Sedges are some of our favorite plants for GI. They thrive in rain gardens, bioswales, and other stormwater features. They’re also fantastic for ground covers or as alternatives to turf grass.
See our infographic below to find out why they make sense for green infrastructure.