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Carex - morrowii 'Ice Dance' / Sedge

    Carex - morrowii 'Ice Dance' / Sedge


    Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' is a striking ornamental grass that features narrow, dark green leaves with white edges. This perennial grass is a popular choice for gardeners due to its hardiness and adaptability to different soil types and growing conditions. 'Ice Dance' is a clump-forming grass, with a mounding habit that creates a dense, attractive display.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 30-45 cm (12-18 in)
    • Spread: 45-60 cm (18-24 in)
    • Flower color: N/A
    • Flowering period: N/A
    • Foliage: Narrow, dark green leaves with white edges
    • Sunlight requirements: Partial to full shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining, rich soil
    • Hardiness Zone: 5

    Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' is a versatile ornamental grass that can be used in a variety of garden settings. Its mounding habit makes it ideal for mass plantings, while its unique coloration adds interest to mixed borders or container gardens. This grass can also be used as a groundcover in shaded areas.

    'Ice Dance' is a low-maintenance grass that is tolerant of a wide range of growing conditions, including poor soil and shade. It is also deer-resistant and attracts beneficial insects to the garden. This grass is evergreen, providing year-round interest in the garden.

    Companion Plants:

    • Hosta 'First Frost' - This variegated hosta features blue-green leaves with wide, creamy white margins that complement the leaves of 'Ice Dance.'
    • Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' - The silvery leaves of this perennial look stunning next to the variegated foliage of 'Ice Dance.'
    • Actaea simplex 'Brunette' - The dark, purple-black foliage of this perennial creates a striking contrast with the variegated leaves of 'Ice Dance.'

    Care Instructions:
    Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' prefers moist, well-draining soil and partial to full shade. Regular watering is important for the first year after planting to help establish the plant. Once established, 'Ice Dance' is a low-maintenance grass that requires little attention. Pruning can be done in early spring to remove any dead or damaged foliage.

    Final Thoughts:
    Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' is a versatile and easy-to-grow ornamental grass that adds interest and texture to any garden setting. Its unique coloration and mounding habit make it a popular choice for gardeners looking to add a pop of visual interest to their landscape.