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Butomus umbellatus, Flowering Rush

Butomus umbellatus

Flowering Rush
Family: Butomaceae
Origin: Europe, Asia
Small plant 2-5 ftFull sunBog or aquaticPink flowersSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

It is sometimes known as the Water Gladiolus because of the attractive bi-colored flowers, 2.5cm (1in) across and gathered in a distinctive umbel at the top of stems which are taller than the long, narrow leaves.



Butomus umbellatus, Flowering Rush
Butomus umbellatus, Flowering Rush
Butomus umbellatus, Flowering Rush


Link to this plant:
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