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Sweet galingale - Cyperus longus - 1 litre

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If you are looking for an aquatic plant that will be an imposing focal point, then this is the plant to choose. With its elegant arching leaves reaching up to 140cm above the water, alongside the delicate 'dancing' flower heads it delight the senses.

  • Hardy
  • Easy care - not suitable for lined pools as roots can puncture the liner
  • Full sun / part shade
  • Most soils if moist
  • Spring - autumn
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An aquatic perennial, Cyperus longus produces loosely tufted, clumps of grass-like bright green leaves with clusters of delicate red-brown spikelets in July-August, which appear to 'dance' when moved by a gentle breeze. Suitable for moist, sunny Borders, and the edge of clay bottomed lakes and streams. Not suitable for lined ponds as plant can puncture the liner. Reaching a height of 60-140cm this plant will be an imposing focal point. Water depth 0-1 cm over the top of the pot. Also available as a 3L plant.

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Short name Sweet galingale
Sub title Cyperus longus - 1 litre
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period Aug - Oct
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance Green
Hardiness Hardy
Plant Size 1 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Minimum Height 600
Maximum Depth 250
Height & Spread 60 - 120 cm (h) 0 - 25 cm (d)
Pot size (Litres) 1L
Maximum Height 1200
Required maintenance Little maintenance is required Trim just above the water surface after foliage has died back in Autumn to tidy
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Where to Plant Water

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