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Carex oshimensis Eversheen

Evercolor® Series

Japanese Sedge, Sedge

$15.95 ea. (3+ discount) $15.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: CAES

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The citrus lemon-yellow blades edged in green add a refreshing zest even in the winter garden. Neat habit is perfect for container planting. Colorful year-round, the flowing arching mounds of Carex Eversheen is perfectly suited for shade, but can handle some sun in cooler climates. A pleasing addition to any spot as it bends and sways with the warm summer breezes. A nice edger.

Details

Type: Perennials, Grasses
Height: Short 14"
Spacing: Plant 14" apart
Bloom Time: Not Applicable
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: Not Applicable
Accent: Not Applicable
Patent: #25,938
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

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

Carex General Information

Carex is a huge genus of more than 1,500 species of perennials with triangular, grass-like stems. On mature plants, tiny brown seedheads may 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. Supplemental watering may be necessary for top performance. 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.