Carex oshimensis 'Everest'
Description: The evergreen sedge with a distinctive white mid stripe makes this gem stand out from the crowd. The leaf colour stands out in the winter months so provides valuable interest at this time of year.
A dense mound forming Carex which is superb as ground cover and is also low maintenance.
Climate / Position: Sun or partial shade.
Height / Spread: Height 25 - 30cm. Spread 25 - 30cm.
Soil Requirements: Any fertile soil which should be moist but well drained..
Pruning : None required - remove old leaves if deemed necessary by combing through the plant in winter with your fingers to remove dead foliage but avoid cutting the leaves as they will then have brown tips and spoil the overall effect.
Special Requirements: None required.
Can be used in containers and mixed borders to brighten up dull partially shaded areas.