Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Carex elata, Aurea, Bowles Golden Sedge

Common Name: Bowles Golden Sedge

Family: Cyperaceae

Genus: Carex

Species: elata

Cultivar or Variety: Aurea

Characteristics of Plant
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo
Full sun is ok in winter, brings out gold color.
Grown for foliage.requires moist soil.
***
Allow seed heads to dry on plants.
Seed does not store well, sow right away.
Spacing is 24 to 36 inches.

Life Cycle
Perennial

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 6

Sun Exposure
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
1- 2 feet

Plant Form
Upright

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Reproduces By
Rhizomes

Image
(Image by virginiarose)
"Evergreen, Variegated, good winter color. Full sun brings out Gold color."
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