Parent: Carex siderosticta var. pilosa
Zones: 5 to 8
Size: 9 to 12" tall, to 15" wide
Exposure: Filtered Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Often sold as Carex ciliatomarginata 'Treasure Island'. Green and white variegation on relatively broad, short leaves. May burn in full sun. Likes moist soil.
Patent application filed in 2004 by Hans Andrew Hansen, of Waseca, MN for Shady Oaks Nursery. Discovered as a sport of 'Island Brocade' in a tissue culture lab in Waseca.
I purchased a 3" pot from Santa Rosa in June 2012 and planted it in the One Of Everything garden. It dwindled and I potted it up but it disappeared. I was surprised to see new growth in spring 2013.