Botanical: Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'
Common: Variegated sedge
General Characteristics: Showy Foliage. Slow spreader. Great groundcover for partly shady, moist sites. An easy groundcover - but is not invasive. Ornamental Grasses are gaining in popularity all over the U.S. due to their undemanding nature and long lasting, year round beauty. There is nothing that adds such interesting forms, textures and movement to a garden, than with this diverse plant group. They can be planted along banks of ponds, incorporated into perennial gardens, grouped together, utilized as a ground cover along walkways, paths or on steep banks. They aren't fussy about soil requirements, are drought tolerant as well as insect and disease resistant.
Tip: Needs wet or constantly moist soil. Great for those very wet problem areas. Likes partial shade. Divide between spring and early summer.
Use: Beds and Borders, Ground Covers, Naturalizing, Waterside and Woodland Gardens.