Bowles Golden Sedge
Carex elata 'Aurea'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
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Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||KAH-reks el-AH-tuh AW-ree-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow spreading clump; reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Edging, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
|Companion Plants||Clethra (Clethra); Sweetspire (Itea); Iris (Iris); Hosta (Hosta); Cardinal Flower (Lobelia)|
Thrives in enriched, loamy, moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish root system. Once established, maintain evenly moist soil; does not tolerate dry conditions. For tidy appearance, cut back old foliage just before new growth emerges in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9