Umbrella Papyrus (Cyperus alternifolius subsp. flabelliformis)

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Botanical names:
Cyperus alternifolius subsp. flabelliformis Accepted
Cyperus involucratus Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet
Flower Color: Other: Greenish-yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Water gardens
Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Propagation; the stems leans down into the water, roots form.

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