My first PW order. Thought it was a little expensive but has developed VERY well and looks GREAT! No regrets. Used in large container w/calla lily and caladium which are just coming up.
'Bowles Golden' Gold Sedge Carex elata
- Part Shade to Shade
Bright gold foliage with thin green margins. A moisture loving plant for shade!Foliage InterestBog PlantWater PlantResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:24 - 36 InchesSpacing:24 - 36 InchesSpread:24 - 36 InchesFoliage Colors:YellowFoliage Shade:Bright gold to chartreuseHabit:UprightContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement: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).Maintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:ConsistentSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Fertile SoilSoil PH Category:Acidic SoilSoil PH Category:Neutral SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Edging PlantUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingMaintenance Notes:
This semi-evergreen plant performs best in moist, rich, acidic soil with a half day of sun. This variety does not do well in full shade. It can be grown in shallow water 2-3 in. deep. Possibly hardier than zone 5 with winter protection (mulch and protect from windy areas) If plants look tattered in early spring, cut them back to the ground. The new foliage will quickly fill back in.'Bowles Golden' Carex elata
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Bob, 5 years ago