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Evergold Sedge

$29.99
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$29.99
  • USDA Hardiness Zones 5-10
  • Height 8-18 Inches Tall
  • Spread 12-16 Inches Wide
  • Light Requirement is Part Sun to Sun

Evergold Sedge (Carex hachijoensis) is an award-winning, easy-care grass that will add deep green and creamy-gold stripes to your landscape. Grasses are easy to grow and offer color and texture with their long, bladed leaves. Evergold Sedge has variegated leaves, so they're twice as interesting! You can enjoy the grass all year, leaving the blades to sway in the wind through fall and winter to regrow in spring. You'll also see coffee-colored flowers appear on this grass in spring.

The mounded shape of Evergold Sedge reaches nearly 18 inches tall and about 16 inches wide. It's a perfect featured vertical plant for a container, accompanied by low-growing or cascading flowers. Since it can handle some shade and still look great, this sedge grass is a versatile plant for containers, garden beds or the landscape. It also can grow in many climates, in the cold nights of zone 5 through the summer days of zone 10.

Evergold Sedge Care

Plant Evergold Sedge in full or partial sun or in a container mix that drains well. Give the grass average water with a little extra water in summer heat. Since it's a cool-season grass, its growth slows in peak heat. There is no need to deadhead your sedge. Leave the grass blades for winter and cut them back in late winter or early spring (as soon as snow is gone), leaving one-third of the plant intact.

Evergold Sedge Spacing

One Evergold Sedge adds color and texture to any garden bed or container. Plant several in the landscape as a grassy border, spacing the plants about 12 to 16 inches apart from center to center.

Evergold Sedge Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-10
Flower Color(s): n/a
Bloom Period: Grown for Foliage
Foliage Color(s): Green & Yellow
Light Exposure: Part Sun to Sun
Height Class: Medium
Height: 8-18 Inches
Spread: 12-16 Inches
Spacing: 12-16 Inches
Habit: Upright
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: No
Features: Foliage Interest; Deadheading Not Necessary
Scientific Name: Carex hachijoensis 'Evergold'
Common Name: Evergold Sedge
Other Name(s): Variegated Japanese Sedge; Ornamental Grass
Brand: Proven Winners

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

(Updated: 7/22/20) Please Note: There are some shipping delays of plants due to the heat. The delays on dependant on temps & distances from shipping location. The plants tend not to do the best with no light & water for a few days combined with this heat. We want to get you your plants shipped out but we also want them to arrive to you good condition. Ordering now will reserve the plant for you and we'll ship when it's safe. Please reach out to info@plantaddicts.com if you would like more information.

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 7-10 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location


Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

2 Reviews - Evergold Sedge Show Reviews

  • 4
    just moved

    Posted by Blessedhome on Apr 14th 2020

    we bought these for our new house. waiting for the plants to ship this spring was frustrating, but the plants arrived in great condition at least. Next time I'll know what to expect when pre-ordering. I wish they would have been more clear. Overall I'm pretty happy though, and hope the plants survive at our new home which I think they will.

  • 5
    looks great in planters

    Posted by Tammie Waggoner on Mar 26th 2019

    I put these in 2 garden planters on my deck. Figured it would look pretty cool but I could ignore them. I travel quite a bit for work, so its easy for me to forget to water and care for plants. I am no gardening expert, but figured this would provide some cool colors with the unique looking grass. now wish me luck that I don't kill these this summer!