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Carex morrowii 'Silver Sceptre'

Carex morrowii 'Silver Sceptre' - Silver Scepter Sedge

More About Carex morrowii 'Silver Sceptre'

  • Small semi-evergreen clump-forming grass with a mounding, cascading habit
  • Fine leaves are green with wide margins 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:

30-60 cm

Colour:

Brown
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Silver Scepter Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips

This sedge tolerates full sun to full shade in a moist, well-drained soil. Provides good contrast in low borders and near water features. Seldom needs dividing.


Carex morrowii 'Silver Sceptre' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Compact
Mounding

Foliage Color

White
Green
Variegated

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Border/edging

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