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Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

Sedge - Morrow's Sedge

Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'- Ice Dance Sedge is evergreen in the South and semi-evergreen in the North.  Ice Dance has variegated foliage, dark green with white margins. Leaf blades are 1/2" wide, 12"-14" long and arching.  Carex 'Ice Dance' spread slowly by rhizomes, not clumping like most Carex.  Flowers brownish and insignificant in late Spring.  Will grow in average soil.  Requires moist to wet soil.  Carex 'Ice Dance' thrives in shade/part shade.  Keep well watered in more sunny and dry locations.  Cut back foliage late Winter.  Use for ground cover, mass planting, borders, edging, bog areas and to brighten up shade gardens, woodland gardens and around streams and pond banks.  Mature height 12", spread 12"-15"

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  • Shade to Part Shade
  • Evergreen in the South, Semi-evergreen in North
  • Variegated - dark green leaves with white margins
  • Dense, slow,spreading habit by rhizomes
  • Requires moist to wet soil
  • Thrives in shade/part shade - keep well watered in more sunny/dry areas
  • Will tolerate occasional drying out
  • Moist, shady banks near streams and ponds
  • Shady Borders and Edging
  • Good ground cover for woodland areas
  • Good sub for Liriope m.'Variegata'
  • Cut back late Winter
  • Height: 12 Inches
  • Spread: 15-18 Inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 5-9
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Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Attributes
Ground Cover
Border or Bed
Spring Bloomer
Fast Growing
Naturalizing
Low Maintenance
Edging
Mass Planting
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Woodland Garden
Evergreen
Container
Fall Color
Rock Garden
Ornamental Grass
Erosion Control
Foliage Color
Green
White
Habit
Upright
Creeping
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture
Keep Well-Watered
Wet Soil/Bog
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained
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