Carex Bowles Golden


Carex Bowles Golden

Striking golden grass from early Spring until late Autumn.


Carex palustris aurea ‘Bowles Golden’ produces a mass of golden leaves, each outlined in palest lime-green.  It forms attractive weeping clumps useful for masking the edges. In Summer produces attractive tufted seed heads, held above the foliage.

Top tip: Grows from dense, fibrous roots that make it difficult to dig up and to divide without recourse to scissors.

Flowers: June/July coffee coloured stems topped with dark brown florets.

Height: 20-30cm

Propagation: Division of plants in early Spring

Depth of water over the soil: 0-10cm

Planting: Plant into 5lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic Soil