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Carex ‘Banana Boat’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


This is a wonderful lush sedge forming attractive low clumps of striking green-edged, broad gold leaves.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 9″ / 13″ / 12″
Exposure: Part Shade
Bloom Time(s):

SKU: CARBB Categories: ,
Common Name Variegated Sedge
Family Cyperaceae
Genus Carex
species siderosticha
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time --
Flower Color --
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Required
Exposure Part Shade
Growth Habit Spreading / Trailing
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? --
Landscape Value --
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 9" / 13" / 12"
Soil (Garden) Prefers fertile, well drained moist soil.
Water (Garden) In the garden prefers to be kept moist.
Special Uses Deep South
Comments This is a striking color spot in the shade garden. Reversions may need to be culled out.
Water (Greenhouse) Moist to slightly dry between waterings.
EC 1.0 – 1.5
pH 5.6 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 100 – 150 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 8 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
Carex 'Banana Boat' - Product Profile
Carex 'Banana Boat' - Growing Recipe

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