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EverColor® Everlite Variegated Sedge

Carex oshimensis 'Everlite' PP #28,568

SKU
42841
A compact mound of slender, arching, variegated foliage with bright white centers and dark green margins. Compact form is excellent for adding fine texture and contrast to containers, paired with colorful annuals or flowering perennials. Plant en masse for dramatic texture and color as edging or as a groundcover. Evergreen.
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Botanical PronunciationKAH-reks oh-shih-MEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityForms a clump 8 to 12 in. tall, 6 to 8 in. wide; spreads wider by rhizomes.
Bloom TimeInsignificant; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorBrown
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil consistently moist.
Companion PlantsLigularia (Ligularia); Foam Flower (Tiarella); Astilbe (Astilbe); Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia); Hosta (Hosta)

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

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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