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Native alternative(s) for Carex morrowii var. temnolepis 'Silk Tassel':
Carex glaucescens Carex glaucescens
Carex grayi Gray’s Sedge
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Carex albula 'Frosty Curls' Carex albula 'Frosty Curls'
Magnolia virginiana Magnolia virginiana
Carex elata Carex elata

Hosoba kan suge Carex morrowii var. temnolepis 'Silk Tassel'

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
KAY-reks mor-ROW-ee-eye va-RYE-eh-tee tem-no-LEP-is SILK TAS-sel
Description

Grows well in wet sites.

Inflorescence:  Grown for foliage

More information on Carex morrowii.

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Silk Tassel'
Tags:
#evergreen#ornamental grass#wet sites#cpp
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Silk Tassel'
Tags:
#evergreen#ornamental grass#wet sites#cpp
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Carex
    Species:
    Carex morrowii
    Family:
    Cyperaceae
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Japan
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 0 in. - 1 ft. 6 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 6 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ornamental Grass
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
    Texture:
    Fine
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Green
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Variegated
    White
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Width:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    Grown for foliage
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Woodland
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Border
    Mass Planting
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Wet Soil