Carex Bowles Golden

£4.75

Carex Bowles Golden

Striking golden grass from early Spring until late Autumn.

Description

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

Top tip: Grows from tough dense, fibrous roots making it difficult to dig up and to divide without recourse to scissors. Can be difficult to propagate as divisions don’t always take.

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

Height: 20-30cm

Propagation: Division of plants in early Spring

Depth of water is from soil surface to water surface not including top dressing – planting depth wet soil to 5cm.

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