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Cyperus alternifolius

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Cyperus alternifolius

Cypalt
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
C5, C6, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $10.82 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $11.90 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cyperus alternifolius Umbrella Papyrus, Umbrella Sedge,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Water Plants Spreading, Upright, V-Shaped

Description:
A stunning, very tall, aquatic flowering sedge. Grows approximately 1.5m x 2m. Green stems rise up from the water are topped with clusters of bright green feathery thread-like stems. Green-brown flowers appear in summer followed by brown nutty fruits. Excellent architectural feature plant for large ponds, water features and tubs.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy

Landscape Use(s)
Aquatic Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Grow in full sun or shade in ponds, artificial lakes or giant feature tubs. Thin out and remove dead foliage as required. Keep soil moist.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods

Family Name: Origin:
Cyperaceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Brown
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High
Drought: Low
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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