Carex nigra 'Variegata'
Suitable Substitutions for Carex nigra 'Variegata'
More About Carex nigra 'Variegata'
- AKA Carex nigra 'On-line'
- Semi-evergreen, low mound of narrow, arching, light green leaves with yellow edges
- Chocolate-brown to black flowers above the foliage
- Spreads slowly by rhizomes and can be used as a ground cover if given ample moisture
- Bloom Time: Spring
- 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.
Variegated Black Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips
This sedge thrives in full to partial shade in a moist, well-drained soil, and will tolerate full sun with adequate moisture. Can tolerate standing water for short periods of time.
Carex nigra 'Variegata' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum