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Gold Fountains Sedge

Carex dolichostachya 'Kaga Nishiki'

Pronunciation: KAH-reks do-lee-koh-STAK-ee-uh
SKU #03593
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Narrow, gold margins on slender, arching, bright green blades in a dense, symmetrical, fountain-like foliage clump. A wonderful selection for brightening shady, woodland borders and rock gardens. Plant en masse as a groundcover or sweeping border. Thrives in moist soils; tolerates shallow water at the edge of ponds. Evergreen.
Light Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil consistently moist.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 1 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging
Flower Color Brown
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Clethra (Clethra); Bee Balm (Monarda); Hosta (Hosta); Turtlehead (Chelone); Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium)
CARE
Care Thrives in enriched, loamy, moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in 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: 5-9

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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.