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Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

Also called Variegated Sedge


Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' - Ice Dance Sedge - Photo courtesy of Sean James Consulting & Design

More About Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

  • Small semi-evergreen dense clump-forming grass with a mounding, cascading habit
  • Leaves are green with a margin of creamy-white
  • Small brownish 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 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.
 

 

Zone:

5

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Brown
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Ice Dance 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.


Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Mounding
Compact

Foliage Color

Variegated
White
Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting

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