Bowles Golden Sedge
Carex elata 'Bowles Golden'
Bright yellow new leaves in spring are especially striking, but color carries through the year. Best color in full sun, but also brightens shady areas. For dramatic effect, combine with contrasting deep green foliage plants such as Hostas. Thrives in moist soils; tolerates shallow water at the edge of ponds. Semi-evergreen.
|Synonym:||Carex elata 'Aurea'|
|Key feature:||Dramatic Foliage Color|
|Plant types:||Groundcover, Ornamental Grass|
|Garden styles:||Asian/Zen, Contemporary|
|Cold hardiness zones:||5 - 9|
|Light needs:||Partial to full sun|
|Water Needs:||Needs wet or constantly moist soil.|
|Average landscape size:||Slowly spreading clump, 1 - 2 ft. tall, 2 - 3 ft. wide.|
|Special features:||Dramatic Foliage Color, Year-round Interest|
|Landscape uses:||Green Roof, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden|
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