Scientific Name: Carex elata 'Aurea' Form: Mounded, Oval - horizontal
Common Name:Bowles' golden sedge Texture:Fine
Family Name:CyperaceaeHabit: Arching
Plant Type: Ground cover, Herbaceous perennial, Poales (grass-like) Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Grass-like, Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear
Flowers: Spikelet, (Floriferous), (Panicle-like), Yellow, May- Jun
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Jul- Aug
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Bog
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Dried flower or fruit, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Spring interest, Wetland - bogs
Key ID Features:Leaves variegated with a wedge, to 90 cm high; fruit typical of sedges (2 mm by 1.2 cm, brown, like tight wheat-like).