A picture of a Bowles' Golden Sedge

Bowles' Golden Sedge

Carex elata 'Aurea'

Also known as

Tufted sedge, Sedge

Full Sun
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Bowles' Golden Sedge

A close up of the yellow leaves of the grass Carex elata 'Aurea'
A close up of some yellow Carex elata 'Aurea' grass
A close up of a Carex elata 'Aurea' flower
Some Carex elata 'Aurea'
A photo of Bowles' Golden Sedge

Bowles' Golden Sedge Overview

Carex elata 'Aurea' is an evergreen grass cultivar from the Cyperaceae family. It forms tufts of yellow leaves. Flower spikes bear blackish-brown flowers from May-June.

How to propagate Bowles' Golden Sedge

Division

Divide clumps in spring.

Special features of Bowles' Golden Sedge

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Bowles' Golden Sedge

Water plant