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Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

Also called Variegated Japanese Sedge


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Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' - Striped Weeping Sedge

Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' - Striped Weeping Sedge

More About Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

  • AKA Carex morrowii 'Aureovariegata'
  • Small evergreen clump-forming grass with a mounding habit
  • Fine leaves are creamy-yellow with narrow margins of green
  • 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:

15-20 cm

Spread:

20-30 cm

Colour:

Brown
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Striped Weeping Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips

This sedge thrives in full to partial shade in a moist, well-drained soil and might tolerate full sun with adequate moisture. 


Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
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

Spreading
Mounding
Weeping

Foliage Color

Variegated
White
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

Mahonia repens

Mahonia repens

Creeping Oregon Grape-Holly

Carex morrowii 'Silver Sceptre'

Carex morrowii 'Silver Sceptre'

Silver Scepter Sedge

Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'

Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'

Variegated Sweet Flag