Evercolor® Eversheen Japanese Sedge
Carex oshimensis 'EverSheen'
Pronunciation: KAH-reks oh-shih-MEN-sis
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; forms clump 12 to 15 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Companion Plants||Astilbe (Astilbe); Hosta (Hosta); Turtlehead (Chelone); Sweetspire (Itea); Iris (Iris); Foam Flower (Tiarella)|
|Care||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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.