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CAREX morrowii var. temnolepis 'Silk Tassel'
Japanese Sedge, Morrow's Sedge, Variegated Sedge
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Morrow's sedge is an evergreen, herbaceous perennial that originates from Japan. This tidy and attractive shade-loving plant forms grassy, mop-like clumps of medium green. Hardy and vigorous, it mixes well with other perennials for shade and is easy to grow if provided with organic-rich, evenly moist soil. Enjoy it massed as a groundcover or planted along the edge of a shaded border. Though evergreen, it is best to shear back plants in late winter to allow for a flush of clean fresh growth.
12 - 1
5 - 9
3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Sedge or Rush
Partial Shade, Full Shade
10"-18" / 25.4cm - 45.7cm
12"-24" / 30.5cm - 61.0cm
Clay, Loam, Sand
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Container, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Rock Garden / Wall
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