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Umbrella palm - Cyperus alternifolius - 1 litre

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GLG22569
Special Price £8.99 Regular Price £11.99

This plant will give you that 'wow' factor by the pool edge or in a bog garden. As a mature plant the stunning foliage and unusual flower spikelets provide a permanent display.

  • Hardy
  • Easy care - needs to be grown in a basket as spreads by runners
  • Full sun / part shade
  • Most soils if moist
  • Throughout the year, foliage colour and flower heads in summer
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Cyperus alternifolius is a dual-purpose perennial, which can be grown at the edge of a pond, in water up to 15cm deep, or in bog gardens or damp borders. In late summer, attractive tall, thin, arching, rich green leaves up to 1.5m height, erupt from the base with contrasting reddish-brown spikelets. If growing in water, restrict its spread by keeping it in a basket. The evergreen, arching leaves provide a soft mound of foliage which will be a pleasure to look upon through the winter months when most other plants have died back. Also available as a 3L plant.

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Short name Umbrella palm
Sub title Cyperus alternifolius - 1 litre
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period Jul and Aug
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance Green
Hardiness Hardy
Plant Size 1 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Minimum Height 1000
Maximum Depth 50
Height & Spread 100 - 200 cm (h) 0 - 5 cm (d)
Pot size (Litres) 1L
Maximum Height 2000
Required maintenance Protect from frost Place inside, keep moist with as much light as possible Makes an excellent conservatory plant
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Full Sun
Where to Plant Water

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