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Cyperus alternifolius

Umbrella Plant

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Item #: 1440

Zones: 7b to 10b

Height: 60" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Madagascar

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


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Umbrella plant is most often grown in aquatic pools, although it is equally happy in moist or boggy soils. The tall green stems are topped with green floppy umbrella like growths...very tropical looking. When established early in the season, it is surprisingly hardy.