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  • Billy Can 'Everest'

    Billy Can® grasses are made for Aussie backyards and look great in both contemporary and eclectic garden layouts.

    Use them for garden border plantings, or as a filler in-between shrubs.

    Varigated Courtyard Grass

    Everest (Carex oshimensis) from the Evercolour Carex range, is an ornamental grass that provides a groundcover solution for courtyard and patio areas. Its distinctive silvery-white and dark green striped foliage is a refreshing colour combination that is easy to mix with other plants. 

    Best growing conditions

    The Evercolour Carex varieties are very versatile, they tolerate both very satuated and dry soils and perform well in part shade and full sun. Frost tolerant to -15˚ C. Climate Zone: 1, 2, 4

    How to plant

    Plant at 45cm for an excellent coverage when used as an understory groundcover in courtyards. Evercolour Carex also look fantastic cascading from large planters they are also suitable for green-wall installations. 

    Co-plant with other Billy Can® varieties

    Create a fabulous foliage display using the varigated foliage of Everest with the blue/green Dianella Blue Stream and the brilliant lime green of Lomandra Lime Jet.

    Billy Can® is a Trade Mark of Sprint Horticulture Pty Ltd
     Unauthorised commercial propagation or any sale, conditioning, export, import, or stocking of propagating material of this variety is an infringement under the Plant Breeder's Rights Act 1994. 



    Billy Can 'Everest'
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    Foliage Colour
    White/green White/green
    Flower Colour
    Brown Brown
    Habit
    Mound Mound
    Height
    0.45 m 0.45 m
    Width
    0.45 m 0.45 m
    Spacing
    0.45 m 0.45 m

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    CLIMATE ZONE

    Climate Zone

    • Zone 1

      Mid to warm summers, cool wet winters

    • Zone 2

      Warm wet summers

    • Zone 3

      Hot dry summers, cold to mild winters

    • Zone 4

      Hot wet summers


    Billy Can 'Everest'

    Billy Can 'Everest'

    Billy Can® grasses are made for Aussie backyards and look great in both contemporary and eclectic garden layouts.

    Use them for garden border plantings, or as a filler in-between shrubs.

    Varigated Courtyard Grass

    Everest (Carex oshimensis) from the Evercolour Carex range, is an ornamental grass that provides a groundcover solution for courtyard and patio areas. Its distinctive silvery-white and dark green striped foliage is a refreshing colour combination that is easy to mix with other plants. 

    Best growing conditions

    The Evercolour Carex varieties are very versatile, they tolerate both very satuated and dry soils and perform well in part shade and full sun. Frost tolerant to -15˚ C. Climate Zone: 1, 2, 4

    How to plant

    Plant at 45cm for an excellent coverage when used as an understory groundcover in courtyards. Evercolour Carex also look fantastic cascading from large planters they are also suitable for green-wall installations. 

    Co-plant with other Billy Can® varieties

    Create a fabulous foliage display using the varigated foliage of Everest with the blue/green Dianella Blue Stream and the brilliant lime green of Lomandra Lime Jet.

    Billy Can® is a Trade Mark of Sprint Horticulture Pty Ltd
     Unauthorised commercial propagation or any sale, conditioning, export, import, or stocking of propagating material of this variety is an infringement under the Plant Breeder's Rights Act 1994. 

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