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Bowles Golden Sedge

Carex elata 'Bowles Golden'

Item 022591

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USDA Zone:
5-9
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun to Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly, or more.
Description:

Bright yellow new leaves in spring are especially striking, but color carries through the year. Best color in full sun, but also brightens shady areas. For dramatic effect, combine with contrasting deep green foliage plants such as hostas. Thrives in moist soils; tolerates shallow water at the edge of ponds. Semi-Evergreen.

Close-up :: Credit: Doreen Wynja Landscape :: Credit: Doreen Wynja
Price: $22.95
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I'm gardening in: Ashburn, VA 20149
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Average Landscape Size
Slow spreading clump; reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Botanical Name: Carex elata 'Bowles Golden'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth Habit: Mounding
Growth Rate: Slow
Special Feature: Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Flower Color: Brown
Garden Style: Asian/Zen ,   Rustic ,   Cottage ,   Contemporary

Thrives in enriched, loamy, moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish root system. Once established, maintain evenly moist soil; does not tolerate dry conditions. For tidy appearance, cut back old foliage just before new growth emerges in spring.

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