Banana Boat Creeping Sedge

Carex siderosticha 'Banana Boat'

SKU
40172
One inch wide leaves are banana yellow with narrow, green margins and stripes. Outstanding accent plant to brighten up a shady garden or path and is striking in containers. Slowly creeps by rhizomes to form a dense mass of bold-textured foliage. Durable for a woodland garden.
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Botanical PronunciationKAH-reks sid-er-oh-STIK-uh
Average Size at MaturityBlades to 6-12 in. tall and 12-15 in. wide, spreading slowly by rhizomes to form a dense carpet.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Landscape UseContainer, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Wet Soils
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
Key FeatureAttractive 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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9

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