Carex elata 'Aurea'
Bowles' Golden Sedge
- Main interest:
- elegant long yellow leaves
- partial shade to full shade, medium to moist soils
- Growth type:
- Flower colour:
- brown, May to July
- green margins yellow
- USDA Hardiness:
- zone 5: -28.9 °C (-20 °F) View Zone Map
- Mature height & width (max.):
- height: 2 ft (0.6 m) width: 2 ft (0.6 m)
- ponds or streams, border
This unique sedge reflects its beautiful yellow leaves with dark green margins in ponds and streams. A tall yellow grass that is also excellent to brighten up shady areas.
Synonym(s): Carex elata 'Bowles Golden'