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Cyperus diandrus

Common Name: Umbrella Flatsedge

Type: Grass
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Height: 1 to 2 feet
Bloom Color: Yellow
Blooms From June to August

More Information

Umbrella flat sedge is an ornamental grass often seen at the edges of rivers and ponds. It is a warm season perennial and grows best in USDA zones 8 to 11. The plant may become invasive in some areas, so it is important to become familiar with the plant and recognize its characteristics before adding it to your garden area.