Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

Variegated Japanese Sedge

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

This evergreen, clump-forming sedge exhibits stiff, broad leaves.
Foliage is dark green with creamy white edges.

Height

12 Inches

Spread

18 Inches

Bloom Time

insignificant

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Moisture loving plant that gives a grassy texture to the shade garden. A good choice for groundcover, border plant or as an accent.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Masterwort (Astrantia major), Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina), Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica), Bugbane (Cimicifuga ramosa), Plantain Lily (Hosta ), Lungwort (Pulmonaria longifolia), Chinese False Spirea (Astilbe chinensis), Turtle Head (Chelone lyonii), Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), Bigleaf Ligularia (Ligularia dentata), Cardinal Flower (Lobelia ), Toad Lily (Tricyrtis formosana), Mossy Sandwort (Arenaria speciosa)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Containers
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green & White
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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