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Variegated Japanese Sedge in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Carex oshimensis 'Everest'

 

Variegated Japanese Sedge

Carex is an ornamental sedge with many different varieties now available, in a range of colours and textures. Ornamental grasses tolerate a wide range of conditions, but most like a sunny position in light, moist but well-drained, moderately fertile soil. They do not need much feeding and just one application of a balanced fertiliser in spring is adequate. 'Everest' is an attractive evergreen sedge with narrow, dark green leaves with a distinctive white margin.

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plant Features
  • Variegated Japanese Sedge likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Variegated Japanese Sedge likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Variegated Japanese Sedge is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Variegated Japanese Sedge likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Variegated Japanese Sedge

Latin name

Carex oshimensis 'Everest'

type

Grass

family

Cyperaceae

ph

6.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Variegated Japanese Sedge likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Variegated Japanese Sedge is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Variegated Japanese Sedge likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Variegated Japanese Sedge likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Variegated Japanese Sedge is 0.60meters x 0.60meters 0.60 M 0.60 M

Carex oshimensis 'Everest'

Carex is an ornamental sedge with many different varieties now available, in a range of colours and textures. Ornamental grasses tolerate a wide range of conditions, but most like a sunny position in light, moist but well-drained, moderately fertile soil. They do not need much feeding and just one application of a balanced fertiliser in spring is adequate. 'Everest' is an attractive evergreen sedge with narrow, dark green leaves with a distinctive white margin.


Planting young plants

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Suitable for mass planting and for planting as a specimen in a container. Plant in any soil that doesn't get too dry. Use a good quality general purpose compost for container growing. New plants are best planted in early to mid-spring. Water in well and keep well watered during the plant's first year.

 
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