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Carex 'Hime Kawasuga'


Description:

Contrary to true ornamental grasses, Carex grows well in shaded situations with moist, well-drained soil.  Due to it's dense, mound-forming habit, it's difficult for weeds to survive.  These grass-like, clumping plants are grown for foliage effect in borders, containers, ground cover, rock gardens and water gardens. 
 
Common Name: Sedge Grass, Japanese Sedge, Evergold Carex
Botanical Name: Carex
Type: Ornamental Grass
Soil Preference: This plant will grow in moist soils but prefers well drained, loamy, sandy or clay soils.  The pH preference is neutral (7.0)
Light
Requirements:
Sun/Partial shade
Attributes: Likes moist soils
Pests: none serious
Diseases: none serious
Good Companion Plants: Astilbe, Coral Bells, Ferns, Foamflower, Foamy Bells, Hosta, Violet

Care:

Propagation is from division in the spring.  Fertilize with Plant-tone approximately April 1st, May 20th, July 4th, August 15th & October 30th.  Keep granular fertilizers off foliage and away from stems and trunks.  Use 1/2 the recommended rate of fertilizer for new plantings.

Planting Instructions: Perennials
Info: Ornamental Grass

 

Varieties:

This variety listing is for informational purposes only, it is not a catalog. 
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Carex morrowii 'Aurea-variegata'
Variegated Japanese Sedge, Evergold Carex
zones 5-9
 
Description:  This grass-like plant has flat, thick leaves with margins that look like golden stripes . This Carex will not perform well in heavy wet soils.
Bloom Color: Inconspicuous
Bloom Time: n/a
Foliage Color: Green and yellow variegated
Height: 12-18"
Spread: 18-24"


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Carex hachijoensis 'Evergold'
Variegated Japanese Sedge Grass
zones 5a-9a
 
Description:  This variety of Sedge Grass looks great planted with dark greens and blues in the landscape.  Be sure to divide this plant every few years in spring to insure a healthy, full plant.  Use in the rock garden or in the border or as a ground cover.
Bloom Color: Inconspicuous
Bloom Time: n/a
Foliage Color: Green & yellow variegated
Height: 8-12"
Spread: 18-24"


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Carex 'Hime Kawasuga'
Sedge Grass
zones 5a-9a
 
Description:  A dwarf variegated Japanese form reaching only 8-10” in diameter. Great for moist soils and water gardens!
Bloom Color: Inconspicuous
Bloom Time: n/a
Foliage Color: Green & White Variegated
Height: 6-12"
Spread: 8-10"


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Carex muskingumensis 'Ice Fountains'
Sedge Grass
zones 5-9
 
Description:  Super plant for pond or creek edge.  Needs cold winter to color up best.
Bloom Color: Inconspicuous
Bloom Time: n/a
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 18-20"
Spread:


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Carex siderosticha 'Island Brocade'
Sedge Grass
zones 5-9
 
Description:  Attractive Sedge boasts distinctive golden edges.  Very striking when cascading over the edge of containers.
Bloom Color: Inconspicuous
Bloom Time: n/a
Foliage Color: Variegated green and yellow
Height: 9-12"
Spread:

 

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