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Oshima Kan Suge Carex oshimensis

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
KAY-reks oh-shee-MEN-sis
Description

Dark green margins with broad cream white to cream yellow center; also sold as 'Everbite', 'Variegata', 'Aureo variegata' and ''Old Gold'.  Good container plants as well as ground cover.  Tolerates wet planting sites.

This plant was formally known as  Carex hachijoensis.

 

Inflorescence:  Insignificant flowers in spring

Soil:  Average to moist soil; suffers during severe drought

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Evercolor'
  • 'Evergold'
  • 'Everillo'
Tags:
#container plant#wet sites#cpp
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Evercolor'
  • 'Evergold'
  • 'Everillo'
Tags:
#container plant#wet sites#cpp
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Carex
    Species:
    oshimensis
    Family:
    Cyperaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Japan
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
    Ornamental Grass
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    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)
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Dark green margins with broad cream white to cream yellow center; also sold as 'Everbite', 'Variegata', 'Aureo variegata' and ''Old Gold'.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Wet Soil