Carex elata 'Aurea'
Also called Gold Sedge
More About Carex elata 'Aurea'
- AKA Carex stricta 'Aurea'
- Forms a clump of graceful arching fine foliage
- Fine leaf blades are bright golden-yellow with narrow green margins
- Narrow male brown flower spikes form above stalkless female green spikes
- Bloom Time: June
- Grass Type: Cool Season
Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when 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.
Bowles Golden Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips
Best grown in a moist to wet soil in partial to full shade. A good plant for a shallow pond's edge.
Carex elata 'Aurea' Characteristics
Bog or water garden
Soil MoistureWetland (Root submerged)
Moist to Wet Soils