Japanese Sedge

Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

Japanese Sedge - Carex oshimensis  'Evergold'

Common Name: Japanese Sedge
Genus: Carex
Species: oshimensis
Cultivar: 'Evergold'

Category: Grasses & Bamboos
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.25 m (25 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.25 m (25 cm)

Flowering Period: April to June

Soil: Fertile moist well-drained soil

A small evergreen ornamental grass that forms low hummocks of striking dark green leaves with a central strip of creamy yellow. In mid to late spring it bears brown flowerspikes on long stems. It looks good planted with other ornamental grasses with contrasting foliage.

Garden Care: Comb through the plant in winter with your fingers to remove dead foliage and snip out any leaves in summer.

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