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Carex morrowii 'Silk Tassel'

Variegated Sedge

Plant Type: Grass - Ornamental
MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade to FULL shade

Narrow, grass-like foliage with green margin and a central silvery-white stripe. Foliage forms a graceful arching clump. Insignificant flowers. Some foliage may persist in mild winters.


Height

9-12"

Spread

12-18"

Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

Combine with hostas and ferns in moist, shady border. Great accent for landscape containers.

Carex morrowii 'Silk Tassel' Plant Care:

Thrives in moist soil, do not let soil dry out. Cut to 2" in March.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 5 (-20/-10F)

Variegated Sedge Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate to high soil moisture.

Moderate
Moist
Special Benefits
Bog
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Variegated Sedge Additional Information

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