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Cyperus involucratus

Common Name: Umbrella Grass

Plant Family: Cyperaceae

Cyperus involucratus
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Price:  £7.50
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Availability:  

  

5 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  2 litre pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Position/ Situation:  Bog Gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Part Shade
Planting Style:  sub tropical bed out
Season of Interest:  All year round
Scent:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Wet heavy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


Grass, closely related to the Papyrus but much smaller. Tall stems have umbrellas of leaves with rays bearing small clusters of yellow flowers in summer. Grow in very moist soil. Ideal for a bog garden or pond margin. Half hardy, best removed from the pond and kept somewhere sheltered over winter


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.