‘Ice Dance’ is a dense, spreading sedge grown for its foliage. This sedge looks good year round, even in winter.The early-spring flowers are insignificant, but the white-edged leaves complement most other plants. Grow as a groundcover in woodland areas or in a shade garden. This sedge is evergreen in warm climates. -Jane Hutson, Regional Picks: Midwest, Fine Gardening issue# 127
Noteworthy CharacteristicsSlow spreader. Great groundcover for partly shady, moist sites.
CareLikes partial shade and moist soil. Remove tattered leaves in early spring; no other special care is needed.
PropagationSow seed in containers and overwinter in a cold frame. Divide between spring and early summer.
- Genus : Carex
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
- Bloom Time : Early Summer, Summer
- Uses : Ground Covers
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Light : Partial Shade
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest