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Ice Dance Japanese Sedge

Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

SKU
03583
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.
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Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical PronunciationKAR-reks mor-ROW-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityReaches 1 ft. tall, spreading slowly by rhizomes to form a carpet.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasAn exceptional choice for Asian inspired gardens and to cover ground in native and wild gardens.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower ColorBrown
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Wet Soils
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsClethra (Clethra); Foam Flower (Tiarella); Iris (Iris); Cardinal Flower (Lobelia); Sweetspire (Itea); Turtlehead (Chelone)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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