Carex 'Evergold' - 5 Plants - 3.5 inch Pots
Carex 'Evergold' is a superb sedge with creamy yellow variegated foliage. Its a perfect ground cover solution plant for those wet areas where drainage is always a problem.
Name(s): Carex hachijoensis 'Evergold', Carex oshimensis 'Evergold', Japanese Sedge.
Flower Color: Insignificant.
Bloom Time: Not important.
Foliage: Evergreen, creamy-yellow variegation.
Height/Spread: 8 inches to 12 inches x 8 inches to 12 inches.
Climate Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Sun Exposure: Partial shade.
Soil Condition: Wet to well-drained, loamy, pH 6.5 to 7.5
Features: Colorful foliage, deer resistant, drought-tolerant, graceful form.
Uses: Massed planting, naturalizing, bog gardens, rain gardens, water gardens, container gardens, butterfly habitat.
Comments: The slender arching evergreen leaves of Carex hachijoensis 'Evergold', also known as Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' lend a graceful touch to the perennial border, bog garden, rain garden, water garden, container garden and even to the aquarium! It thrives in well-drained soil also, if adequate irrigation is provided.
Carex is known to host many butterfly species. Among them are Black Dash and Northern Broken Dash, several skippers such as the Broad-Winged Skipper, Dion Skipper, Dun Skipper, Tawny-edged Skipper, and the Common Wood Nymph butterfly. Host plants provide food and sheltered places for egg-laying.
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