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Ornamental Grasses

Carex siderosticha 'Banana Boat'

Wide Leaved Sedge
Sedge is a grass like plant that enjoys evenly moist soil (think pond edging) and 'Banana Boat' is distinctive with broad 1' lemon yellow leaves delicately edged with deep green. Plants grow 6-12" tall and spread modestly. Use as a brilliant contrast foliage plant with Ligularia and Astilbe.
Genus Carex
Common Name Wide Leaved Sedge
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Part Sun, Full Sun
Seasonal Interest Spring, Summer, Fall
Season of Blooming Spring
Use Naturalizing, Massing
Special Attributes Deer Resistant, Moisture Loving, Foliage Interest
Color Chartreuse, Gold Variegated, Yellow