Ice Dance Japanese Sedge
Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'
Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Botanical Pronunciation||KAR-reks mor-ROW-ee-eye|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 1 ft. tall, spreading slowly by rhizomes to form a carpet.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||An exceptional choice for Asian inspired gardens and to cover ground in native and wild gardens.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Edging, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Clethra (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