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