Grass, Everest Variegated Japanese Sedge


Description: Fountains of narrow leaves with wide, pure white leaf margins spill over to form compact clumps. Due to its dense, mound-forming habit, it's difficult for weeds to survive.

Common Name: Variegated Japanese Everest Sedge

Scientific Name: Carex oshimensis 'Everest'

Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass

Exposure: Part Sun - Full Shade

Size: 12" height, 12" width

Foliage Color: White leaf margins on green leaves

Landscape Use: Mass Planting, Containers, Window Boxes

Soil: Well-Drained

Zone: 5 - 9

Growth Rate: Moderate

Companion Plants: Hosta, Fern, Astilbe, Coral Bells, Violet

Maintenance: Cut old foliage back in late Fall or early Spring. 

*Deer Resistant


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