It is native to low alpine areas in Japan. This sedge may be grown as a container plant using a mixture of one-half peat moss and one-half fertile soil which needs to be kept constantly moist but well-drained.
Plants feature stiff, flat, narrow, long-pointed, solid green leaves (1/2 cm wide to 12 cm long).
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Japanese grass sedge
Maximum Reachable Height
1.00 to 1.50 feet
Easy to grow
Planting and care
Sow seed in containers and overwinter in a cold frame. Divide between spring and early summer. It requires full sun (with adequate moisture) or part shade. It grows best in damp soil and shade but can take wetter soil and more sun.
Carex Morrowii Variegata care
This sedge is pearly, straplike leaves resemble striped ribbon waiting to be wrapped around a package. It sports fuzzy green flowers with green stamens in late spring. Grow as an edging or groundcover. Bright green and white foliage. Sometimes late to emerge in spring.
Partial shade to full shade
Medium to wet
Well-drained soil, moist, fertile
64-70 degrees F
Apply any organic fertilizer
Carex Morrowii Variegata special feature
Group or mass as a ground cover in shade areas of borders or woodland gardens. Grows well in the shade of trees. Effective accent for smaller gardens. Also appropriate for areas with moist soils such as low spots and stream/pond margins.
Carex Morrowii Variegata uses
The plant is used for the ornamental purpose
This sedge is typically grown for its attractive shape and foliage
Showy green leaves add value to the garden
This sedge is pearly, straplike leaves resemble striped ribbon waiting to be wrapped around a package
It sports fuzzy green flowers with green stamens in late
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Carex Morrowii Variegata ?
Carex Morrowii Variegata is commonly known as Japanese grass sedge
How tall do Carex Morrowii Variegata grow?
On average Carex Morrowii Variegata grows 1.00 to 1.50 feet
What color are Carex Morrowii Variegata ?
A Carex Morrowii Variegata plant bears flowers of color Brownish insignificant
When Carex Morrowii Variegata blooms?
With enough light, Carex Morrowii Variegata may produce Brownish insignificant flowers in Early spring
How hard is Carex Morrowii Variegata to grow?
A Carex Morrowii Variegata is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Carex Morrowii Variegata need?
A Carex Morrowii Variegata prefers Partial shade to full shade
How much water does a Carex Morrowii Variegata need?
A Carex Morrowii Variegata prefers watering Medium to wet
What kind of soil does a Carex Morrowii Variegata need?
A Carex Morrowii Variegata prefers Well-drained soil, moist, fertile
What temperature does a Carex Morrowii Variegata like?
A Carex Morrowii Variegata prefers 64-70 degrees F
How often should I fertilize my Carex Morrowii Variegata ?
To encourage Carex Morrowii Variegata growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Friday, 24 January 2020
Really nice and I have never seen anything like this before ...
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
I purchased a plant online from nursery live and received it in a very perfect condition, Thanks nurserylive team
Thursday, 14 November 2019
This plant can be grown anywhere in the house in?indirect sunlight.