Carex siderosticha 'Shima nishiki'

Island Brocade™ Sedge

Carex ciliatomarginata 'Island Brocade'

Deciduous Grass / Grass-Like, Perennial

This wonderful small-scale groundcover brings a pool of light to a shady area. A creeping, but always polite groundcover, that tolerates perpetually moist soils and heavy shade.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

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

Water Needs: Regular / Even


Size: 4 - 8 tall x 12 - 18 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Variegated, Yellow, Yellow / Gold

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Container, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Deep Shade, Deer Resistant, Wet Soil Tolerant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

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

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

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