Variegated Japanese Sedge
Carex morrowii 'Aurea-variegata'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||KAR-reks mor-ROW-ee-eye AW-ree-uh var-ee-GAY-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; foliage clumps reach 1 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||Plant in a shady, moist location with other water loving perennials and shrubs. Attractive addition to low lying wetlands, streambeds, or near ponds and water features. Variegated foliage will brighten those low lying, shady areas of your garden or add interest to an Asian inspired design.|
|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||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Forsythia (Forsythia); Dogwood (Cornus); Clethra (Clethra); Bee Balm (Monarda); 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 neat appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9