Carex siderosticha Banana Boat


Type: Perennials, Grasses
Height: Short 6-12" (Plant 12-15" apart)
Bloom Time: Not Applicable
Rebloom Time: Not Applicable
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition:
Flower / Accent: Not Applicable /
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Banana yellow blades sport narrow green margins and stripes. Carex Banana Boat slowly expands, a colorful filler along streams or ponds and moist, shady locations. An outstanding accent plant to brighten up a shady area or add foliage contrast in a combination container.

Features to Note:

  • Winter Interest
  • OK in Containers
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Edgers
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • For a Slope or Bank

Carex General Information:

Carex is a huge genus of more than 1,500 species of perennials with triangular, grass-like stems. Flowerheads develop on panicles of short spikes. Suited to many sites, Sedge will tolerate wet and/or shade well. Excellent in foreground or as an edger. Spreads slowly. Grass-like, colorful foliage is often brightly hued or variegated. Ornamental grasses are restricted from Oregon.

Carex Plant Care:

Sedge prefers a moist, well-drained soil with part shade. Very easy to maintain, Carex requires little if any feeding and in early spring, cut back by 1/3 or simply tease out dead blades to spruce up appearance. Division is best done in the spring.

$15.95 ea.
(3+) $15.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: CABO