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Butomus umbellatus, Flowering Rush

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Butomus umbellatus

Flowering Rush
Family: Butomaceae
Origin: Europe, Asia
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunBog or aquaticPink flowersSubtropical, 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

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Butomus umbellatus, Flowering Rush

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Butomus umbellatus, Flowering Rush

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