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Carex siderosticha 'Variegata'

More About Carex siderosticha 'Variegata'

  • Wide-bladed, variegated, clump forming grass with a mounding habit
  • Leaves are green with irregular stripes of white
  • Plant emerges late in the spring, compared to other sedges
  • Small, light green flowers
  • Bloom Time: Late spring
  • Grass Type: Cool Season

Interesting Notes:

Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and continue until temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.
 

 

Zone:

5

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Brown
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Variegated Creeping Broad-leaved Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips

This sedge tolerates partial to full shade in a moist, well-drained soil. Provides good contrast in low borders and near water features. Seldom needs dividing. This sedge is a non-evergreen, so it can be pruned down to the ground in the fall.


Carex siderosticha 'Variegata' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Spreading
Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

White
Green
Variegated

Landscape uses

Border/edging

Suitable Substitutions for Carex siderosticha 'Variegata'

Creeping Broad-leaved Sedge Creeping Broad-leaved Sedge
(Carex siderosticha 'Snow Cap')