CYPERUS ALTERNIFOLIUS (UMBRELLA PALM) - Very popular marginal pond plant. Leaf like clusters are symmetrically arranged in an umbrella formation and held atop elegant stems, giving a tropical touch to any pond or water feature. Can grow up to 5 feet tall. Zone 7.
CYPERUS ALTERNIFOLIUS GRACILIS (DWARF UMBRELLA PALM) - A close cousin of the famous Egyptian papyrus plant. Like papyrus, it grows in clumps in wet and boggy areas. Can grow up to 2 feet tall. Bright green foliage with parasols of slender leaves that grace the top of the stems. Full Sun. Zone 7.
CYPERUS LONGUS (UMBRELLA GRASS) - Tubular stems with narrow green fronds topped with unique brown flower clusters. Makes an excellent accent and structure plant. The decorative foliage works well in mixed containers. Can grow up to 4 feet tall. Full sun to part shade. Zone 5.
CYPERUS HASPAN (DWARF PAPYRUS) - Upright arching, small, aquatic sedge with thin deep green stalks that produce tufts of foliage. The flowers are borne in noticeable brown spikes. A wonderful accent in small ponds, pots, or water features. Can grow up to 2 feet tall. Full sun to part shade.
CYPERUS PAPYRUS (EGYPTIAN PAPER PLANT) - A tender aquatic perennial forming a clump of erect stems with rounded umbels, composed of slender stalks each bearing a small light brown flower-head. Great bog plant, likes full sun to partial shade. Can grow up to 6 feet tall. Zone 10.
CYPERUS PERCAMENTHUS (COMPACT GIANT PAPYRUS) - Excellent choice for water gardeners that love the look of a Cyperus, but lack the space for that botanical giant. Unique combination of dramatic tufts and compact growing habit makes it a great choice for ponds and water gardens of all sizes. Can grow up to 20 inches tall. Full sun to part shade. Zone 8-10.
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