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Carex ‘Island Brocade’ (syn. ‘Shima Nishiki’)


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This variegated sedge from Japan has broad deciduous blades of yellow gold forming dense flat-topped mounds. Great groundcover in evenly moist, humus-rich soil in partially shaded sites.

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

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Common Name Sedge
Family Cyperaceae
Genus Carex
species ciliatomarginata
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" / 12" / 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 Edging or small scale groundcover for moist, shady locations.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
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Carex 'Island Brocade' - Product Profile
Carex 'Island Brocade' - Growing Recipe

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