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Banana Boat Creeping Broad-leaved Sedge Carex siderosticha

Exposure
  • Part Shade to Shade

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
Mature Size
12" 15"
Height
6 - 12"
Spread
12 - 15"
  • Details

    Features

    Bright lemon leaves. Narrow, green margins and stripes. Slowly creeps to form a dense mass.

    Foliage Interest
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Small or Miniature

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    6 - 12 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 - 15 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 15 Inches
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Colors: 
    Yellow
    Foliage Shade: 
    Banana yellow & green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Spiller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Shade to Shade
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Fertile Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Acidic Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Edging Plant
    Uses: 
    Groundcover
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Moist, fertile soil. Able to tolerate drier conditions. Trim back in early spring.

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