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Other common names
Carex hachijoensis 'Evergold' Carex morrowii 'Evergold'
Carex oshimensis 'Everbrite' Carex oshimensis 'Honeybird' Carex 'Evergold'
Carex can be deciduous or evergreen, rhizomatous or tufted perennials, with triangular stems bearing linear or strap-shaped leaves and short or long spikes of tiny green or brown flowers
'Evergold' is an evergreen sedge forming a clump to 30cm in height, the narrow arching leaves each with a central yellow stripe. Flower spikes, brown, inconspicuous
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand, Clay
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Easy to grow in most moist but well-drained fertile soils
Propagate by seed, sown in containers in a cold frame in spring or by division in early summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning In summer cut out any dead leaves
Pests Aphids sometimes attack stem bases
Generally disease free
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