Banana Boat Creeping Sedge
Carex siderosticha 'Banana Boat'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||KAH-reks sid-er-oh-STIK-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Blades to 6-12 in. tall and 12-15 in. wide, spreading slowly by rhizomes to form a dense carpet.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
|Key Feature||Attractive foliage|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9