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Cyperus alternifolius, Umbrella Sedge, Galingale, Papyrus

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Cyperus alternifolius

Umbrella Sedge, Galingale, Papyrus
Family: Cyperaceae
Origin: Madagascar, Reunion Island, Mauritius
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeBog or aquaticOrnamental foliageFlood tolerant

Use this plant along the shores of lakes, ponds, and slow moving streams to create masses of hazy light green foliage. A single clump can serve as a focal point, or use in pairs to frame a scene. When used in smaller pools and fishponds, grow papyrus in containers placed underwater.


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Cyperus alternifolius, Umbrella Sedge, Galingale, Papyrus

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Cyperus alternifolius, Umbrella Sedge, Galingale, Papyrus

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