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Carex siderosticha ‘Variegata’


Broad-leaved Sedge

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 8.090.600


Broad-leaved Sedge is one of the most useful edging plants for shady gardens. This selection forms a low mound of wide, grassy-looking green leaves, brightly edged in creamy-white. The appearance is almost like a dwarf Hosta. Versatile in the garden, also excellent in mixed containers. Plants prefer a soil that remains evenly moist but are amazingly tolerant of dry shade. Clumps may be divided in early spring just as the growth shoots begin to appear. Foliage dies back over the winter.

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Carex siderosticha ‘Variegata’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Green
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
  Variegated
  White
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Edging
  Ground Cover
  Massed
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
Spread
   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   Light

Growth Rate
   Medium


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