Carex Elata Aurea

A beautiful golden grass with long spikes of subtle feathery brown flowers in late spring. It is hardy and foliage dies down in autumn.

Month Available: May

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Brown

Suitable For Wildlife: None

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Season of Interest: Spring

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Foliage

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Foliage Interest

Height / Spread: 30cm x 70cm ( 12in x 27in )

These grasses are excellent for planting around ponds or pools, or where the ground is a bit boggy or damp.

Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders

Pests and Diseases: Generally free.

Plant Care: Comb through to remove any dead foliage

Care and Time: Low - summer

Warning: None

Named after the plant breeder, E A Bowles (1864 - 1954); many other plants have been named after Bowles, including Erysimum,Vinca and Phlomis varieties.

EU Rights: N/A

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