Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'Item #7589 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 10
Fine, arching grass-like foliage adds great texture and color to moist, shady areas. Butter-yellow-striped leaves with dark green-edges remain attractive throughout the season. Forms a low tufted mound, perfect at pond's edge, in dappled shade borders or as a container accent. Evergreen in mild winter areas.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial shade to partial sunWatering Needs:Needs consistently moist soil - water weekly, or more in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Forms foliage clumps 10 to 16 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
- DetailDeciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreenGrowth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Forms foliage clumps 10 to 16 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.Foliage color:YellowBlooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.Flower color:Brown
- CareCare InformationEasily grown in average to fertile, evenly moist to wet soils. Color is best in bright or dappled shade. Apply mulch to protect in cold winter areas. Cut back to the ground in late winter. Cut back old foliage before new growth emerges in spring.Pruning time: spring.Light Needs:Partial shade to partial sunWatering Needs:Needs consistently moist soil - water weekly, or more in extreme heat.