Phone: (847) 742-1790 Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturday: 7:00am - 12:00pm
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Carex Classroom

Midwest Natural Garden is a production nursery site and is not open to the public. Customers and industry professionals are welcome to visit the Carex Classroom and Natives Gardens.

To arrange a professional tour, contact your sales representative at 847-742-1790.

The Carex Classroom is designed to help educate specifiers, ecologists, landscape designers and plant experts on the nuances of the many species available.

Carex Classroom Booklet

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1Rosa blanda 5Carex bicknellii 10Arisaema triphyllum 15Aquilegia canadensis 24Symphyotrichum (Aster) shortii
2Corylus americana 6Carex crinita 11Carex blanda 16Carex bromoides 27Carex grayi
3Eurybia (Aster) macrophylla 7Solidago flexicaulis 12Carex shortiana 17Carex cristatella 3Eurybia (Aster) macrophylla
4Hamamelis virginiana 8Carex pellita 14 Carex squarrosa 18Carex comosa 28Sedum ternatum
13Lindera benzoin 9Solidago caesia 26Carex gracillima 19Carex lupulina 10Arisaema triphyllum
25Cornus alternifolia 32Carex normalis 20Carex jamesii 29Carex radiata
36Hamamelis virgiana 33Carex rosea 21Carex pensylvanica 30Carex stipata
34Mertensia virginica 22Phlox divaricata 31Chelone glabra
15Aquilegia canadensis 23Polemonium reptans 9Solidago caesia
35Carex stricta 7Solidago flexicaulis

Garden Library

22523A Carex crinita A NP 1
Carex crinita (NGN)
Fringed Sedge
  • Height: 3' – 4'
  • Width: 12" – 18"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist
  • Flower Color: Brown
  • Bloom Time: May
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 10
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22530A Carex grayi NGN A NP 1
Carex grayi (NGN)
Common Bur Sedge
  • Height: 24" – 36"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist
  • Flower Color: Brown
  • Bloom Time: June
  • Hardiness Zone: 5 To 9
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22551A Carex squarrosa NGN A NP
Carex squarrosa (NGN)
Narrow-leaved Cattail Sedge
  • Height: 18" – 24"
  • Width: 12" – 18"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist
  • Flower Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: May, June
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 6
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20451A Mertensia virginica A PO 1
Mertensia virginica
Virginia Bluebells
  • Height: 18" – 24"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: April, May
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 9
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Contact Info

Phone: (847) 742-1790
Fax: (847) 742-2655
mginfo@midwestgroundcovers.com

Street Address

6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

Current Hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturday: 7:00am - 12:00pm

 

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