Carex oshimensis Evergold description:
Bright gold and green variegated foliage which remains colourful all the year round.
How easy is it to grow:
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit . To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.
Good for the front of a border or in a wooded area – it is easy to grow, only requiring a well drained soil, but not too dry.
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Common name: Japanese sedge Evergold
Also known as: Carex hachijoensis Evergold, Carex morrowii Evergold, Carex oshimensis Everbrite and Carex oshimensis Honeybird
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade.
Is it useful as a groundcover plant?
Yes, good for wooded spaces.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Can trim down by half in spring or summer.
Size of plant:
Height 30 cm.
Spread 40 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 5 plants per square metre.
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