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Carex oshimensis ‘Evergold’

Sedge

  • Botanical name: Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'
  • Common name: Sedge
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Foliage colour:

Golden

Carex oshimensis ‘Evergold’ is a grassy, evergreen sedge with long golden leaves, each with deep green margins. It makes a graceful, arching clump that doesn’t spread. It’s ideal for growing in perennial container displays as a foil for brightly coloured flowers, and also looks good planted beside ponds or at the edge of borders. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

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Grow Carex oshimensis ‘Evergold’ in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. Comb through plants in winter to remove dead foliage.

How to grow Carex 'Evergold'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, partial shade, full shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Sow
Sow

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Plant
Plant

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Divide
Divide

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Prune
Prune

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Carex 'Evergold' and wildlife

Carex 'Evergold' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Carex 'Evergold' poisonous?

Carex 'Evergold' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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