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Carex ‘Banana Boat’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

This is a wonderful lush sedge forming attractive low clumps of striking green-edged, broad gold leaves.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 9″ / 13″ / 12″
Exposure: Part Shade
Bloom Time(s):

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SKU: CARBB Categories: ,
Common Name Variegated Sedge
Family Cyperaceae
Genus Carex
species siderosticha
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Spreading / Trailing
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 9" / 13" / 12"
Finish Time Medium (6-8 Weeks)
Bloom Time --
Growth Rate Moderate
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color --
Leaf Color Green
Soil Prefers fertile, well drained moist soil.
pH 5.6 - 6.8
Exposure Part Shade
Special Uses Deep South
Nutritional Needs 50 ppm
Dormancy Required
Water (Greenhouse) Moist to slightly dry between waterings.
Water (Garden) In the garden prefers to be kept moist.
How Different? --
Landscape Value --
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
Comments This is a striking color spot in the shade garden. Reversions may need to be culled out.
Grower Notes --
Carex 'Banana Boat' - Product Profile
Carex 'Banana Boat' - Growing Recipe

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