Variegated Sedge Collection
- 1 bulb(s) per package
- Out Of Stock
We ship this item in Spring.
LightFull to Partial shade
Zone5 to 9
Soil RequirementAverage to moist soils
We'll carefully pack and ship your order at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone.
Item 64055 cannot ship to: AE AK GU HI PR
Goes Great With
DescriptionCreate Bright Spots with Sedges in Pots
Shade-loving sedge grows where most true grasses can't—but put it in a pot, and the possibilities are endless. Just be sure to choose a container that shows off the bright colours of the foliage. Potted sedges can be placed on a café table, porch step and even in a hanging basket to bring the intricate details of the leaves closer to the eye. Or place a few potted sedge plants under a tree or shrub to add interest down below. Add some flowering annuals, and your unique container display will be the talk of the neighbourhood!
Grow these Blades in the Shade
If you're a fan of ornamental grass, you probably know they perform best in full sun. So what's a shade gardener to do? Plant some spectacular, shade-loving sedges! Not a true grass, sedge plants are known for their dynamic, clumping foliage that thrives even in the darkest corners of your landscape.
Low Growing and Low Maintenance
A great ground cover, sedge will creep slowly to form a dense mat of bright foliage 6-12" tall. It also contrasts nicely with other shade favourites including hostas, ferns and heucheras. The strappy, striped leaves of variegated sedge draw the eye to once dark areas of the garden and their slow-growing, low habit makes them ideal for containers, too. It is easy to grow and Non-Invasive and attracts Butter¬flies as a Host Plant. The three distinctive varieties in our new Variegated Sedge Collection look great when planted together and will add easy-care colour and texture to shaded borders, beds and containers.
the collection includes 1 each of the following:
• Snow Cap
• Banana Boat
• Ice Dance
- Botanical NameCarex
- Hardiness Zone5 to 9
- Flowering TimeMid-late spring
- Light RequirementsFull Shade, Partial Shade
- Flower ColorInsignificant greenish or brown flowers
- Flower FormSmall spikes holding insignificant flowers
- Foliage TypeGrass-like
- Growth RateMedium
- Height/Habit6-12" tall
- Spread12 - 18 inches
- Planting InstructionsTop of root ball to be at soil level. Water well after planting.
- Soil RequirementsAverage to moist soils
- Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Wet Soil, Sandy Soil
Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate. You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate. If you have ordered multiple items, you may receive them in more than one shipment. We will send you a separate email confirming each shipment.
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The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule below.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shipped direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
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We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.
Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs
Zones Shipping Dates 1AB - 5A 3/20/17 - 6/17/17 5B 2/27/17 - 6/17/17 6A & 10AB 2/20/17 - 6/17/17 Last Order Date 6/12/17
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