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Carex oshimensis EverColor® ‘Everillo’
Carex oshimensis EverColor® ‘Everillo’
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Carex oshimensis EverColor® ‘Everillo’


USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 8.090.830

Sedges are grass-like plants, mostly preferring sites with moist, rich soil. This selection from the Evercolor® series forms a cascading mound of bright, lime-green leaves that turn yellow-gold as they mature. Outstanding colour and considered by some to be one of the best ornamental grass introductions in 2012. Flowers are insignificant. A choice plant for edging, or in the rock garden. Discovered in a tissue culture laboratory in Ireland in August 2006 by Pat FitzGerald of FitzGerald Nurseries of Kilkenny, Ireland. Mutation of C. ‘Evergold'. If the tips of the leaves get wind-burn over the winter, they may be trimmed with scissors in the spring. This is a well-behaved plant. Clumps may be divided in early spring. Tolerates dry shade with occasional watering. Evergreen. USPP#21002: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Carex oshimensis EverColor® ‘Everillo’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Ground Cover
   45-50 cm
   18-20 inches
   45-50 cm
   18-20 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate