Exposure
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Nature Attraction
Amphibians
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Foliage Attribute
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
Foliage Plant
Attributes
Tolerates wet sites
Container
Easy to Grow
Water Requirements
Prefers consistent soil moisture
Riverbend Nursery (AKW)

Carex elata 'Aurea'

Bowles Golden Sedge

An ornamental sedge that has shimmering yellow leaves with dark green margins. It reflects its beautiful color on ponds and streams.

Can tolerate wet locations

Height:

12-36 Inches

Spacing:

12-36"

Additional:

Yellow foliage is brighter if planted in full sun, but needs consistent moisture during hot weather.

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

Carex (kah'-reks)

Family: Cyperaceae · Common Name: Sedge

Fountains of foliage consisting of fine to wide blades and blues, greens, bronze or variegated forms make sedges an excellent addition to any landscape. Easy to grow in most soil conditions and generally drought tolerant once established.

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