Carex Aurea

Carex Aurea

Common Name

Bowles Golden Sedge

Plant Description

‘Aurea’ is a treasure, featuring narrow golden leaves edged in green. Striking variegated foliage forms a clump that grows larger with each passing year. This low-growing evergreen groundcover is perfect for containers, bog gardens or mass plantings. Long lived and durable, it thrives in moisture-retentive soil.


  • Light: Part Shade
  • Height: 12 to 36 inches
  • Spread: 12 to 36 inches
  • Zones: 5 to 9