|Common Name||Golden sedge|
|US Patent #||PP14463|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7, 8|
|How Different?||It is the only all gold C. siderosticha.|
|Landscape Value||It is great in the shade or woodland garden as it brightens any area. Use as an edger, understory plant, or in a container.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||9" / 12" / 12"|
|Soil (Garden)||Prefers fertile, well drained moist soil.|
|Water (Garden)||In the garden prefers to be kept moist.|
|Special Uses||Deep South|
|Comments||This Carex makes a fabulous shade accent, either singly or in mass and is great in containers.|
Carex ‘Lemon Zest’
The only gold C. siderosticha on the market that holds its gold all summer. Its' bright lemon swords will illuminate the garden. These golden clumps glow in moderate shade with even moisture. Striking in borders and containers. This clumping, deciduous sedge combines well with Hosta and Heuchera.
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-8
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 9″ / 12″ / 12″
Exposure: Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): —
|Water (Greenhouse)||Moist to slightly dry between waterings.|
|EC||1.0 – 1.5|
|pH||5.6 – 6.8|
|Fertility Needs||100 – 150 ppm|
|Finish Time to 4″||6 – 8 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||—|
|Day Length for Flowering||Long Day|
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