PlantFiles: Japanese Sedge Carex hachijoensis 'Evergold'
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Hardiness: USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F) USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F) USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F) USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F) USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F) USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F) USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Sun Exposure: Light Shade Partial to Full Shade
Bloom Color: Inconspicuous/none
Bloom Time: Late Spring/Early Summer
Foliage: Grown for foliage Evergreen Variegated Silver/Gray
Other details: Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH requirements: 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Patent Information: Non-patented
Propagation Methods: By dividing the rootball From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
Seed Collecting: Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
On Nov 6, 2007, jachurch from Apple Valley, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:
Grew this plant in a pot over the summer and loved it! What a beautiful "waterfall" effect pouring out of the pot! I don't think it would be hardy here in zone 4a, so I brought it into the garage for the winter - hope it survives!
On Oct 6, 2004, dlyn from Berkshire, NY (Zone 5a) wrote:
Love this sedge! It has a lovely graceful form, looks great all year, with just a bit of fading in the winter and needing light trimming in the spring to get rid of some tatters. Through the summer it just looks better one day after the next. Always nice to find something to offset my hostas in the shade beds.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Middletown, California San Francisco, California San Leandro, California Atlanta, Georgia Gainesville, Georgia Marietta, Georgia Cherry Valley, Illinois Chicago, Illinois White Oak, Maryland Chicopee, Massachusetts Marlborough, Massachusetts Norton, Massachusetts Winchester, Massachusetts Batesville, Mississippi O'fallon, Missouri Berkshire, New York Brices Creek, North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina Elizabeth City, North Carolina Glen Raven, North Carolina Raleigh, North Carolina Weaverville, North Carolina Chesterland, Ohio Portland, Oregon Brittany Farms-highlands, Pennsylvania Elgin, South Carolina Dallas, Texas Leesburg, Virginia Mc Lean, Virginia Port Angeles, Washington Vancouver, Washington