Carex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’

Variegated Japanese Sedge

Boething Treeland Farms grows over 1,000 varieties of trees, shrubs, perennials and specialty plants on 10 California nurseries to serve the wholesale landscape and nursery industries throughout the Western United States and beyond.

Plant Type: Grasses

Evergreen-Deciduous: Evergreen

Overall Mature Size: Small

Mature Height & Spread: 1-2' x 1-2'

Natural Growth Habit: Spreading

Native To: Japan

Exposure: Full Sun

Water: Medium Water

Flower Color: Insignificant

Special Features: Cold Hardy / Deer Resistant / Intermountain Conditions / Variegated Foliage

Container Sizes: #1

Sunset Garden Zones: 2b-9, 14-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone: 5

A Bit More

If you have a shady damp patch in your landscape, and are looking for a graceful accent that does not require constant care, Carex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’ may be just the ticket.  Carex morrowii can take partial sun, but the color is significantly richer where it doesn’t get too much.  This makes ‘Ice Dance’ a graceful transition plant between areas of light to deep shade.  Carex morrowii is evergreen, and a quick removal of older damaged leaves in early spring will keep the foliage looking bright and attractive. and greening.

A Bit More

If you have a shady damp patch in your landscape, and are looking for a graceful accent that does not require constant care, Carex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’ may be just the ticket.  Carex morrowii can take partial sun, but the color is significantly richer where it doesn’t get too much.  This makes ‘Ice Dance’ a graceful transition plant between areas of light to deep shade.  Carex morrowii is evergreen, and a quick removal of older damaged leaves in early spring will keep the foliage looking bright and attractive. and greening.