carex elata 'aurea' (bowles golden sedge)

Size: 1 gallon
  • AKA carex stricta 'aurea'
  • forms a clump of graceful arching fine foliage
  • fine leaf blades are bright golden-yellow with narrow green margins
  • narrow male brown flower spikes form above stalkless female green spikes
  • bloom time: june
  • cool season grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when temperatures start to cool in the fall
  • during the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant
  • cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer
  • most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil
  • zone 5
  • height 60-80cm
  • spread 30-40cm 
  • colour brown, gold
  • best grown in a moist to wet soil in partial to full shade
  • a good plant for a shallow pond's edge
  • partial sun/shade, full shade
  • deer resistant
  • low maintenance
  • bog or water