Carex stricta, Tussock sedge, is one of the most elegant, fine textured sedges. Tussock sedge gracefully arches giving it the appearance of fountain grass. It will form dense tussocks rising above the waterline. Tussock sedge thrives in full sun to partial shade and stands 1-3’ tall. It blooms in May and its seed ripens by the beginning of June. A true ornamental for the water garden.