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A picture of a Bowles' Golden Sedge

Bowles' Golden Sedge

Carex elata 'Aurea'

Full Sun
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°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

A photo of Bowles' Golden Sedge
Carex elata 'Aurea' (04)
Carex aurea inflorescence at maturity
Carex aurea by stream

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.

Special Features

Attractive leaves