Carex conica 'Snowline'

Snowline Carex
Carex conica 'Hime Kan-Suge'

Evergreen Grass / Grass-Like, Perennial

This small, compact and tidy grass makes a wonderful small-scale groundcover. Its sparkly evergreen foliage is a great foliage accent in winter container plantings. This grass is also sold as Carex conica 'Hime Kan Suge'.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


Size: 6 - 14 tall x 12 - 18 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping, Mounding
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Dwarf / Compact Plant, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Variegated, Ivory / Cream

Flower Color: Ivory / Cream, Insignificant
Bloom Season: Spring

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Deer Resistant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: ground hugger, matrix / mingler
Plant Behavior: Clumping
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos