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Cyperus fertilis Umbrella Sedge

Cyperus fertilis
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Stock Number: 59195
Availability: Out Of Stock
Family: Cyperaceae
Cultural Code: HP CGH what's this?
Price: $10.00

Marvelously cute member of the Papyrus soon forming small flat rosettes of many wide quilted pastel almond leaves. From these quite short-stemmed stalkes whorled pleated center leaves develop from which arise arched stolons with new dangling cute viviparous rosettes--the "Spider Plant" of "Umbrella Sedges"--especially popular as a "darling" terrarium subject with its wee skirt of new viviparus babies encircling momma spidersedge. This is technically a bog plant--not an aquatic species--which is quite unhappy if submerged. Indeed, these usually rot if submerged in water.

Taxonomy
Family Cyperaceae
Plant Details
Cultural Code HP CGH

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Cultural Codes

Some of you grow only indoors, some only in terrariums; many of you have hobby greenhouses; while a growing number of customers live in subtropical or tropical areas of the world. These brief codes are an attempt to suggest whether or not a particular plant will do well in your particular conditions.

If an entry has the cluster HP CGH, this means normal house plant culture will be successful if the plant is given a cool CGH moist location; however if the entry has the cluster CGH HP, you would interpret this to suggest that while Cool Greenhouse conditions are needed for total success with this plant, House Plant conditions will be adequate, while not ideal. If the cluster is HH CGH you would interpret this to mean that while in Zone 8 or below this will be winter hardy outdoor, further north it will need considerable mulch, a cold frame, or a Cool Greenhouse to thrive. And so on.

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