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Carex oshimensis Everest

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Carex oshimensis Everest

CaroshEvere
Japanese Sedge,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B7
Size: 14cm
Available: 27
$/Unit (EX GST): $8.19 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $9.01 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Carex oshimensis Everest Japanese Sedge,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Groundcovers Clumping, Dense, Tufting, Weeping

Description:
Carex Everest is an vigorous mound-forming evergreen ornamental grass that provides a groundcover solution for courtyard and patio areas. Its distinctive silvery-white and dark green striped foliage is a refreshing colour combination that is easy to mix with other plants. Flowers are not showy and appear late spring and summer and do not detract from the clean apperance of the plant. Carex Everest looks fantastic cascading from large planters. They are also suitable for green-wall installations. Grows approx. 45cm high x 40cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Lawn Alternatives, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: This is a very versatile Carex and tolerates both very saturated and dry soils. Performs well in part shade and full sun. Their climatic tolerance spans 40˚ C+ down to -15˚ C. Plant at 0.30-0.45 m apart for an excellent coverage when used as an understorey groundcover in courtyards. Source: © 2014 Sprint Horticulture Pty Ltd

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Cyperaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, White, Variegated
Flower Colour: Brown, Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High
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