Carex (Everest)

Carex (Everest)

Regular price €8.95

Carex (Everest) - Description

Latin Name: Carex oshimensis 'Everest'
Common Name: Everest Sedge
Other Names: Japanese Sedge, Ornamental Grass
Indoors or Outdoor: Suitable for both indoors and outdoor planting
Size: Grows up to 30-40 cm in height

Carex (Everest) - Delivery

Delivery Info: This product will be carefully packaged and delivered to your doorstep within 5-7 business days.

Carex (Everest) - Characteristics

Mature Size: Reaches a mature height of approximately 30-40 cm
Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, providing year-round interest
Preferred Position: Thrives in partial to full shade
Shape - Plant Characteristics: Upright clumping habit with variegated green and white foliage
Hardy or Not Hardy: Generally hardy in temperate climates
Diseases: Resistant to most common garden diseases

Carex (Everest) - Uses

Uses in Garden: Ideal for border planting, ground cover, or adding texture to mixed containers

Carex (Everest) - Characteristics

Preferred Planting Aspect: Flourishes in shaded areas
Is it Frost Hardy: Frost hardy, but may benefit from some protection in severe winters
Fast or Slow Growing: Moderate, slow-spreading growth
Pruning Advice: Trim back damaged or dead foliage in early spring

Carex (Everest) - Planting Instructions

Sowing Time: Best planted in spring or early autumn
Instruction: Plant in well-draining soil, and water regularly until established

Trench Preparation: Dig a trench slightly larger than the root ball
Instructions: Place the plant in the trench, backfill with soil, and water thoroughly

Positioning of Plants: Space plants about 20-30 cm apart
Plant Spacing: Maintain proper spacing to allow for growth and air circulation

Pruning Instructions: Trim back older foliage in late winter or early spring to encourage new growth

Facts About Carex (Everest):

- Carex oshimensis 'Everest' is a stunning ornamental grass known for its distinctive variegated foliage.
- Its white-edged green leaves provide a bright contrast, making it a standout in shaded areas.
- The plant's clumping habit adds an elegant touch to borders, pathways, and containers.
- While relatively low-maintenance, occasional pruning and removal of dead foliage will keep it looking its best.

Enhance your garden with the beauty and texture of Carex (Everest). This versatile ornamental grass brings year-round interest and a touch of sophistication to your outdoor space. With its striking variegated foliage and adaptability to various planting conditions, it's an excellent choice for both beginners and seasoned gardeners alike.

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