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Bog garden plants like to have their feet moist all the time and will not do well if the soil dries out. Many have large leaves, making for an attractive foliage display when planted together.
Carex elata 'Aurea', Bowles' golden sedge
Latin nameCarex elata 'Aurea'
Common nameBowles' golden sedge
Type of plantSedge
Flower colourBrown-black
Leaf colourGolden yellow
Height and spread70cm x 50cm (2.3ft x 1.6ft)
This tufty perennial has narrow, upright leaves. In summer, flower spikes appear on solid triangular stems. It makes a great foliage plant.
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