Scientific Name: Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' Form: Creeping / Mat-like, Mounded
Common Name:frosted sedge, creeping Japanese sedge Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:CyperaceaeHabit: Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Poales (grass-like) Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Grass-like, Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Lanceolate Linear
Flowers: Spikelet, (Floriferous), (Panicle-like), Brown, May
Fruit: Achene, Jun- Jul
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Rock garden, Small garden/space, Woodland margin, Waterside planting, Aquatic - ponds
Key ID Features:Medium sized (larger than C. 'Snowline'), spreading (baby plants around the base in contrast to the pure clumping of other Carex); leaves variegated pale yellow on both margins.