Specialist nursery for pond, marginal and moisture loving plants

Plant Info

Cyperus alternifolius
Plant Info Suitable for small pond/tub

Cyperus alternifolius

(Umbrella grass)

Clump forming grass leaves and upright stems topped with leaf like bracts and brown flowers develop later in the summer. Nice architectural pond plant. Dies back in winter and reappears in spring.

  • Position: MARGINAL - full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: Late summer
  • Height: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Marginal pond plant up to 10cm below water surface or plant in boggy wet soil.
  • Dispatch period: May to October
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