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Carex morrowii

Common Name(s):
Japanese sedge, Marrow's sedge, Morrow's sedge
Cultivar(s):
'Variegata', 'Gold Band', 'Evergold', 'Silver Tassel', 'Ice Dance'
Categories:
Groundcover, Ornamental Grass
Comment:

Drought tolerant but grows well in wet soils.  Grows well as a container plant.

Light:
Shade
Height:
2 ft.
Hardiness:
6 to 9
Foliage:
Stiff, dark green leaves with narrow white edges; 12 in. long
Flower:
Groups of 4-6 flowers on spikes in spring; short-lived
Zones:
7-9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Light shade; prefers moist soil
Size:
12-16 in., spread of 12-18 in.
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Stiff leaves edged in white
Soil:
Prefers moist soil but is drought tolerant
Inflorescence:
Grown for foliage; inconspicuous flowers
Tags:
cpp, wet soil, wet sites, drought tolerant, container, wet, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 251

Carex morrowii 'Aurea varigata' Carex morrowii 'Aurea varigata'
F. D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Carex morrowii Form
F. D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Carex morrowii In a container.
-Sue Lunton-, CC BY-NC-2.0