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Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’ (Japanese Sedge)

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Carex Oshimensis 'Everillo', Japanese Sedge 'Everillo', Evergreen sedge, Evergreen Japanese Sedge, Ornamental grasses,
Carex Oshimensis 'Everillo', Japanese Sedge 'Everillo', Evergreen sedge, Evergreen Japanese Sedge, Ornamental grasses,
Carex Oshimensis 'Everillo', Japanese Sedge 'Everillo', Evergreen sedge, Evergreen Japanese Sedge, Ornamental grasses,

Perfect for shady spots, Carex oshimensis ‘Everillo’ is a clump-forming evergreen Japanese Sedge with narrow, arching, lime-green leaves that gradually turn to golden-yellow as the season progresses. In early summer, it bears inconspicuous brown flower spikes on long stems. Valuable for its stunning appeal and wonderful texture, this highly decorative evergreen Sedge is easy to grow, low maintenance and cold-hardy. Its compact clumping habit makes ‘Everillo’ a splendid ground cover or container plant.

  • Grows easily about 12-18 in. tall and wide (30-45 cm).
  • Enjoys full sun or part shade and thrives in moist, fertile, well-drained soils. Best foliage color is obtained in part shade rather than in sun. Do not let the soil dry out.
  • This is a graceful accent plant for beds, borders, rock gardens, city or cottage gardens . Perfect as a ground cover or to edge a path. Excellent choice to brighten shady areas. Does well in containers too where it adds wonderful character and texture to your plant combinations.
  • Deer tolerant, it requires very little care and provides year-round interest.
  • Propagate by seed, sown in containers in a cold frame in spring or by division in early summer
  • Cut out any dead leaves in summer.
  • Generally disease free. Watch for Aphids.

Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Heat Zones 1 - 12
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Ornamental Grasses
Plant Family Cyperaceae
Genus Carex
Common names Sedge
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 18" (50cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio And Containers, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Modern Garden, Coastal Garden, Gravel and Rock Garden
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Carex tumulicola (Foothill Sedge)
Carex pseudocyperus (Sedge Hop)

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Heat Zones 1 - 12
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Ornamental Grasses
Plant Family Cyperaceae
Genus Carex
Common names Sedge
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 18" (50cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio And Containers, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Modern Garden, Coastal Garden, Gravel and Rock Garden
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