Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' /Evergold Japanese Sedge

Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'  / Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'
Tufts variegated foliage
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Tufts variegated foliage

Close-up image of a sedge plant with brown seed heads. The color is more typical of the cultivar

Ground cover planting

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Scientific Name: Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'
Common Name: Evergold Japanese Sedge
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is a clump sedge that is popular in detail design work. It can grow in a wide range of soil conditions from moderately dry to wet. It grows well in small containers and planters where plants can be viewed up close. Although this sedge blooms, the flowers are not very showy, but the ten inch leaves with a creamy-yellow stripe down the center provide the primary feature of this perennial.