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Bowles Golden Sedge

Carex Elata Aurea
Carex Elata Aurea Carex Elata Aurea
Latin Name: Carex Elata Aurea
Moisture/Zone: Keep moist
Flower Colour: Brown
Growth Speed: Medium
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Colour: Golden variegated
Position: Full sun, part sun

A delightful evergreen sedge forming compact tufts of arching, golden leaves, which give the plants a considerable sparkle. Plants look good grown towards the front of a moist border or among other plants, especially compact perennials and grasses, since they tolerate light shade. However they also look good grown at the edge of a pond, and are a useful solution to the problem of what to plant as a marginal that looks authentic but will grow in normal border soil instead of needing wet bog garden conditions.