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Golden Edged Sedge


An upright clumping variegated sedge with arching, narrow leaves of green with thin yellow margins that radiate when backlit by sun. Golden-Edged Sedge grows best in light shade with moist, well-drained soil. Brown flowers on wiry stems 6 inches above foliage. Leaves may burn in full sun in hot dry climates. A cold hardy sedge.

Carex elegantissima 'Variegata' (C. brunnea 'Variegata')

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf width : 1/8"

Leaf color : Variegated - Green with yellow margin

Flower Characteristics

Flower color :Brown

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 1-2 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1-2 ft.

Flower Characteristics

USDA Zone : 10 to 15 F( Z8a)

Water requirements : Occasional

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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