Carex 'Everillo' - 5 Plants - 3.5 inch Pots
Carex 'Everillo' (PP21002; EverColor® series) is a lovely sedge with graceful, chartreuse foliage. It's a wonderful ground cover solution plant for wet areas where drainage is a constant problem. Even so, 'Everillo' will tolerate some drought once established.
Name(s): Carex hachijoensis 'Everillo', Carex oshimensis 'Everillo', Japanese Sedge.
Flower Color: Insignificant.
Bloom Time: Not important.
Foliage: Evergreen, weeping, chartreuse variegation.
Height/Spread: Up to 19 inches x 12 inches to 18 inches.
Climate Zones: 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 weeping form.
Uses: Massed planting, naturalizing, bog gardens, rain gardens, water gardens, container gardens, butterfly habitat.
Comments: The slender weeping evergreen leaves of Carex hachijoensis 'Everillo', also known as Carex oshimensis 'Everillo' 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. 'Everillo' foliage may scald in full sun.
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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