Carex oshimensis ‘Evergold’

(Evergold Sedge)


$12.99


Hardiness Zones:

 6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b

Quick Overview:

A dense, clump-forming sedge rising to 10″ tall and to 20″ wide which is grown for its foliage effect. Features grass-like, arching, variegated leaves (1/2″ wide to 12″ long) which are creamy yellow with dark green borders. Forms drooping clumps Brownish flowers in late spring are insignificant. This sedge is evergreen in the South, maintaining a good appearance in both summer and winter.

Description

Easily grown in medium moist soil in part shade. Foliage color richer in shade than in sun. Tends to languish in full shade. Thrives in moist soil, but also does well in average garden soil. Soil must not be allowed to dry out, however. Cut back to the ground in late winter. May benefit from a winter mulch.

Additional information

Common Name

Evergold Sedge

Botanical Name

Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Shade

Height

6 to 8'

Width

8 to 12'

Soil Condition

Wet Soils

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

late spring/early summer

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

variegated/green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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