Carex dolichostachya 'Kaga Nishiki'

Gold Fountain Sedge

Evergreen Grass / Grass-Like, Perennial

Compact and tidy evergreen grass that looks good for months on end. This finely textured clumping grass makes a wonderful edger, use in mixed planting schemes or as a foliage filler in containers.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Part Sun, Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


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

Features: Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Variegated, Yellow / Gold

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Container, Edging, Groundcover, Lawn Alternative, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Deep Shade, Deer Resistant, Winter Wet / Summer Dry
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Plant Behavior: Clumping
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low, medium

Plant Combos