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Scientific Name: Carex conica 'Snowline'
Pronunciation: KAIR-ecks KON-ih-kuh
Common Name: variegated Japanese sedge
Family Name: Cyperaceae
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Poales (grass-like)
Key ID Features: Small size; leaves are dark green with white margins; base of leaves are triangular in cross-section.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Dense, Horizontal, Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like, Mounded
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.1 - 0.2m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: (Japan, South Korea)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Small garden/space, Winter interest
Additional Info: Google. Compare to C. 'Ice Dance' (about twice the size or 30 cm tall).
variegated Japanese sedge
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Grass-like, Simple
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Colour in Summer: Dark-green, Nearly White
Colour in Fall: Green, Nearly White
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate, Linear
Apices: Acute

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Panicle-like, Spikelet
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:0
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Not showy, Purple, Brown
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Apr, May

Fruit Type: Achene
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Jul, Aug
Additional Info: Not showy
Bark or Stem Colour:

Propagation: Division - above ground parts
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant, Drought resistant
(GAZ) GAZebo
(GAZN) GAZebo North : q.3 confirm ID
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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