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Carex morrowii 'Variegata' (Variegated Japanese Sedge Grass)

Type: Cultivar | Edit History      Plant ID - 9000961



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Cyperales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Carex
Species: Carex morrowii
Cultivar: Variegata
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Evergreen
  • Grass
  • Perennial
  • Pond
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 1 to 1 1/2 feet (30 to 45 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 1 to 1 1/2 feet (30 to 45 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • June
Flowering End edit
Leaf Colour edit
  • Variegated
Leaf Shape edit
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Suitable For edit
  • Centre Piece
  • Container/Patio
  • Hedging/Screening
  • Bog Garden/Waterside
  • Coastal Garden
  • Cottage Garden
  • Woodland Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Partial Shade
  • Full Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Moist
  • Loamy / Medium
  • Rich
Soil pH edit
Bloom Colour edit
  • Brown
Wildlife Value edit
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Slug / Snail Resistant
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
  • Division
Skill Level edit
  • Beginner
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Jewell (5500) wrote on Jul 01 2009
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I first saw this grass growing in a huge pot in full shade. I was so awestruck with this light, almost golden colored grass that lit up a very dark back yard over-hung with mature trees that I asked what it was so I could try it for myself. It does well in pots and needs to be kept consistently moist. Upon further research it is recommended for around water features.

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