Variegated Japanese Sedge
Carex morrowii 'Aurea-variegata'
|Description||An attractive, mounding, ornamental grass with stiff, lustrous green and creamy white striped blades. Creates a great low border or groundcover, and adds a wonderful effect near ponds and water gardens. A charming accent in containers and rock gardens. Grows in moist areas, thriving at a pond's edge. Evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; foliage clumps reach 1 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Forsythia (Forsythia); Dogwood (Cornus); Clethra (Clethra); Bee Balm (Monarda); 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 neat appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7
Good to grow!
Your plant(s) are estimated to ship to Utah on or around April 15th, 2023, depending on weather and garden center orders. Because all plants respond to weather and other conditions while growing, we can not guarantee a ship date. We will only deliver plants once they meet our rigorous quality and size standards, and only when the garden center schedules a delivery. Thank you for your patience.
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.
Lowe's 1386 N. Canyon Creek Parkway
Spanish Fork, Utah 84660
Lowe's 140 West University Parkway
Orem, Utah 84058
Sun River Gardens, Inc. 1248 N. State St.
Orem, Utah 84057
Monrovia grows beautiful plants for every region
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly
100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr.
in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.