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Carex siderosticta 'Lemon Zest' PP 14,463
Terra Nova @ Terra Nova Nurseries, OR

Carex siderosticta 'Lemon Zest' PP 14,463

Lemon Zest Sedge

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Item #: 6714

Zones: 4a to 8b

Height: 6" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: China

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

This Carex siderosticta introduction from Terra Nova began its life as a mutation on a plant of Carex 'Banana Boat'. The result is a 6" tall, slowly spreading groundcover composed of 6-8" long leaves that emerge gold in spring, then change to chartreuse in summer. There are few groundcovers that can brighten a spring woodland garden like Carex 'Lemon Zest'. Although quite drought-tolerant, Carex 'Lemon Zest' grows best in moist but well-drained soils.