EverColor® ‘Everlite’ Carex

EverColor® ‘Everlite’ Carex

Carex oshimensis ‘Everlite’ PP28568

A fresh breeze is blowing through your garden. It gives you energy! It boosts your mood! That’s Carex EverColor® Everlite! Carex EverColor® Everlite has distinctive cream-colored foliage with dark green edges. It is the most compact variety within the Carex Evercolor® series. Everlite is superb for small pots, plant borders, mixed containers, and edges. Also an excellent item to brighten up shady areas in your garden. Everlite reaches a size of max. 10" high and 8" wide and is very easy to maintain. This Carex is evergreen and winter hardy to USDA zone 4b. Everlite will make your garden look fresh and colorful all year round! Give your garden a fresh color boost with Carex EverColor® Everlite!


Bright, colorful foliage, year-round

Plant Type

Groundcovers / GrassesNew Introductions

Evergreen or Deciduous


USDA Zones

5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Zone Detail

Hardy to -20°F to -10°F

Key Features

Clumping Habit, Dwarf, Easy Care, Returns Year After Year, Variegated Foliage, Year-Round Interest


Accent, Border, Container, Edging, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Rock Gardens


Part sun to shade



Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil


Monthly in gardens; bi-monthly in containers


18" H x 12" W


None needed

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants