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Ice Dance Japanese Sedge

Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

Pronunciation: KAR-reks mor-ROW-ee-eye
SKU #03583

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Description A lush mound of slender, bright green leaves with strong creamy white margins that will brighten woodland gardens, water gardens and shady borders. Spreads gently by underground stems (rhizomes) to create a dense mat of foliage. An easy growing, non-invasive groundcover. Semi-evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil consistently moist.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Reaches 1 ft. tall, spreading slowly by rhizomes to form a carpet.
Deciduous/Evergreen Semi-Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Slow
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging
Design Ideas An exceptional choice for Asian inspired gardens and to cover ground in native and wild gardens.
Flower Color Brown
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Clethra (Clethra); Foam Flower (Tiarella); Iris (Iris); Cardinal Flower (Lobelia); Sweetspire (Itea); Turtlehead (Chelone)
Care Thrives in enriched, loamy, moist, well-drained soils. Tolerates sun in cool coastal settings; site in part sun or dappled shade elsewhere. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. For a tidy appearance, remove faded foliage before new leaves emerge.

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