Carex 'Everest' Japanese Sedge



Carex 'Everest' has narrow, deep blue-green arching leaves with striking silver-white frosting along the edges. Carex 'Everest' is a Japanese Sedge (C. oshimensis) that like the others forms neat mounds of vigorous grassy foliage.

Carex 'Everest' prefers partial to light shade and moist, well-drained soil, but tolerates poor soil and drought, once established. Great for containers, Carex 'Everest' also makes a very nice, evergreen, perennial ground cover for shady areas. An award winner.


  • Common Names: Sedge
  • Zones: 5-10
  • Light Requirements: Part Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Preference: Prefers moist to average soil
  • Height at Maturity: 12-18
  • Width at Maturity: 12-18
  • Bloom Color: Tan/Brown
  • Bloom Time: Late spring early summer
  • Foliage Color: Variegated
  • Patent #: 20955

Special Features

  • Attracts:
  • Tolerates: Deer. Drought.
  • Other Features: Container Plant. Evergreen.

Care and Growing Tips

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