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Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

Sedge - Striped Weeping Sedge

Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' - Striped Weeping Sedge is evergreen in the South and semi-evergreen in mild northern Winters.  Evergold has narrow, weeping foliage that is variegated - creamy white with green margins.  Leaf blades are 1/4" wide, 16" long and weeping.  Carex o. 'Evergold' has a clumping growth habit and spreads slowly to 12"-15" wide.  Flowers brownish and insignificant in late Spring.  Prefers average to moist, well drained soil.  Will tolerate drought once established.  Carex Evergold thrives in part shade.  Cut back foliage late Winter.  Does not particularly care for heat and humidity.  Needs good air circulation in the South.  Use for ground cover, mass planting, borders, edging, and as a dramatic accent plant in shade gardens, woodland gardens and around streams and pond banks.  Mature height 10"-12", spread 12"-18" 

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  • Part Shade
  • Evergreen in the South - Semi-Evergreen in mild Northern Winter
  • Narrow, weeping variegated foliage -creamy white with green margins
  • Clumping to 12"-18" wide
  • Prefers average to moist, well drained soil
  • Will tolerate drought once established
  • Dramatic accent plant
  • Height: 10-12 Inches
  • Spread: 12-18 Inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 5-8
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Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Partial Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Drought Tolerant
Rock Garden
Erosion Control
Low Maintenance
Ground Cover
Border or Bed
Woodland Garden
Mass Planting
Spring Bloomer
Foliage Color
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Well Drained Soil
Average Water
Sedge - Striped Weeping Sedge Carex oshimensis Evergold from Classic Groundcovers