Carex conica Boott

Hime Kansuga


Family: Cyperaceae

Genus: Carex

Category: Grass

Zones: 5 to 8

Size: 15" tall to 24" wide

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Evergreen in mild climates. Shade from hot afternoon sun. Species not found in gardens. Cool season grass.

Cultivars: 

'Snowline' ('Marginata',' Variegata') - dark green leaves with white marginal variegation. Slow growing to 15" tall and 24" wide.

History: 

Published in Narr. Exped. China Japan (Perry) 2: 325 in 1856.

Native to Japan and Korea.

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