Scientific Name: Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' Form: Mounded, Oval - horizontal
Common Name:Evergold Japanese sedge Texture:Fine
Family Name:CyperaceaeHabit: Arching
Plant Type: Ground cover, Poales (grass-like) Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Grass-like, Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear
Flowers: Spikelet, (Spike-like), Brown, Apr- May- Jun
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Jul- Aug
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Fall interest, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Wetland - bogs, Woodland margin, Waterside planting, Aquatic - ponds
Key ID Features:evergreen; leaves leathery, dark green/broad creamy-yellow stripe down the center; flower spikes, brown, mid-late spring;