Carex elata 'Bowles Golden'

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Golden Sedge

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Very bright and upright gold arching foliage with a green edge to brighten up a partially shaded area!

Height

12-18 Inches

Spread

10-12 Inches

Interesting Notes

Also called Carex 'Aurea'

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Don't allow this sedge to dry out! Thrives in standing water. Good accent in containers.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

False Spirea (Astilbe simplicifolia), False Forget-Me-Not, Siberian Bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla), Bugbane (Cimicifuga ramosa), Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium nipponicum), Plantain Lily (Hosta ), Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica), Ragwort, Senecio (Ligularia stenocephala), Lungwort (Pulmonaria longifolia), Columbine Meadow Rue (Thalictrum aquilegifolium), Sierra Shooting Star (Dodecatheon jeffreyi), Foamy Bells (Heucherella ), Meadow Anemone (Anemone canadensis), Hosta (Hosta ), Peony (Paeonia lactiflora), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Phlox (Phlox )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Evergreen
Containers
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green & Yellow
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
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