Evercolor® Eversheen Japanese Sedge

Carex oshimensis 'EverSheen'

SKU
31283
Add beautiful texture to the shade garden with a mounding fountain of gold-striped green foliage. Excellent in containers or as a landscape specimen in beds and borders. This evergreen perennial is usually avoided by deer.
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Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical PronunciationKAH-reks oh-shih-MEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms clump 12 to 15 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsAstilbe (Astilbe); Hosta (Hosta); Turtlehead (Chelone); Sweetspire (Itea); Iris (Iris); Foam Flower (Tiarella)

Provide well-drained, moist soil. Best color in bright shade; avoid harsh sun exposures in hot summer areas. Water deeply and regularly the first season to establish root system; less often once established. Old, faded foliage may be gently raked to remove. Prune very lightly just before new growth emerges in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-8

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