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Carex ‘Ice Dance’
(Sedge)

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July - August
50cm x 50cm
Partial Shade, Shade, Sun
Easy Care
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Carex ‘Ice Dance’ is appreciated on our nursery for its striking variegated foliage, featuring dark green leaves edged in creamy white. This evergreen sedge forms a neat, clumping habit, making it perfect for adding texture, illumination and contrast to your shady borders and containers. It’s easy to care for and thrives in moist, well-drained soil. Its evergreen foliage and versatility in positioning make ‘Ice Dance’ a standout choice for any garden setting.

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Description

Carex 'Ice Dance' is a popular evergreen perennial that adds a touch of interest to any garden. Its arching leaves are dark green with striking white edges, making it a standout plant. This ornamental grass forms dense clumps, providing texture and movement in garden landscapes. One of the reasons Carex 'Ice Dance' is so loved is its adaptability. It thrives in both full sun and partial shade and shaded spots, making it versatile for various garden settings. It also grows well in different soil types, from well-drained to moist soils, and requires minimal care once established, making it a favoured choice among gardeners of all experience levels. Carex 'Ice Dance' looks great when used to edge pathways or create striking borders. It also pairs beautifully with other perennials, adding contrast and enhancing the overall look of your garden. This plant is perfect for mixed containers, providing year-round interest with its attractive variegated foliage. Our team loves Carex 'Ice Dance' for its stunning looks and easy care nature. Whether you have a sunny spot or a shady corner, this plant will thrive and bring continuous year long beauty to your garden.

Planting Conditions

Creating a unique display with Carex begins with a little mindful planting. We advise choosing a location that receives sun to partial shade, offering protection from intense sunlight. Optimal planting time is during the cool seasons of Spring or Autumn, but avoiding planting in frosts. Ensure well-drained soil, enriched with organic matter for this ornamental grass to thrive. 'Ice Dance' adds a touch of interest with its distinctive foliage. With these planting considerations, you can establish a resilient and appealing plant in your garden.

Watering & Feeding

Nurturing the captivating Carex 'Ice Dance' involves a balanced approach to watering and feeding. Keep the soil consistently moist, particularly during dry spells, to support optimal growth. While this ornamental grass is relatively low-maintenance, occasional feeding with a balanced fertiliser in early Spring enhances its overall health and vibrancy. By embracing this thoughtful watering and feeding routine, you ensure that your Carex continues to provide your garden with its unique foliage, adding a touch of interest and texture to your outdoor space.

General Care

Caring for Carex 'Ice Dance' is a straightforward endeavour. We recommend keeping the plant's surroundings tidy by removing any dead or yellowing leaves, promoting its health and vigour. This resilient grass is generally disease and pest-resistant, minimising the need for extensive intervention. If needed, a light trim after the growing season will refresh its appearance. Embracing a simple care routine ensures your Carex remains a hassle-free and visually striking addition to your garden.