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(Variegated Broadleaved Sedge)

The broad, variegated blades of this showy, clump-forming sedge are ivory with thin, irregular green edges. This elegant Japanese introduction adds interest to shady perennial gardens and spreads over time to make a fine deciduous groundcover.

The arching blades of this variegated broadleaved sedge are bright ivory with deep green edges unlike the better known 'Variegata' which has green blades with thin ivory edges. In spring, inconspicuous grass-like flowers are produced which offer little...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Variegated Broadleaved Sedge)

The broad, variegated blades of this showy, clump-forming sedge add elegant foliar interest to shady perennial gardens. Each blade is green with thin irregular ivory edges. The clumps spread over time to form an herbaceous groundcover.

The arching, bright green blades have edges and random stripes of creamy white. In spring, they bear inconspicuous grass-like flowers. The leaves are fully herbaceous and offer no winter interest whatsoever.

Broadleaved sedge naturally inhabits the montane...

(Splitawn Sedge)

Native to dry soils in the northwestern U.S., this sedge grows in a spreading, cascading clump of narrow green leaves. Though it resembles an ornamental grass and is listed by some nurseries as a grass, it belongs to a different family, and like many of its fellow sedges, is more versatile than most grasses, being tolerant of both full sun and partial to fairly deep shade (even under trees) and most soils, including somewhat dry, moist and wet soils. In mild climates, it is evergreen. It is rhizomatous...

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Maureen Gilmer

(Papyrus, Wild Spike Cyperus)

A lovely dwarf version of papyrus, ‘Wild Spike’ offers unique tropical looks indoors or out. This hybrid papyrus straddles the line between a moisture-loving grass and a tropical foliage plant. It is composed of many dark green, leafless stems topped in a spoke-like whorl of long pendulous bracts similar to ribs of an umbrella. With ‘Wild Spike’ these are narrower giving it a fine-textured appearance. Small pale yellow to brown flowers are held just above the bracts in summer. These are not particularly...

Image of Cyperus alternifolius photo by: Felder Rushing

Felder Rushing

(Alternate Papyrus, Umbrella Papyrus, Umbrella Plant)

The bold look of umbrella plant make it a favorite garden plant for moist containers and subtropical pondside gardens. This upright, evergreen, grass-like perennial is native to Madagascar. It spreads steadily by underground rhizomes to form substantial clumps over time, in fact in some areas it has escaped from garden cultivation and is considered invasive.

The chief selling point of this papyrus is its unique, striking foliage. It bears tall, dark green leafless stems topped with a spoke-like...

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James H. Schutte

The bold look of umbrella plant make it a favorite garden plant for moist containers and subtropical pondside gardens. This upright, evergreen, grass-like perennial is native to Madagascar. It spreads steadily by underground rhizomes to form substantial clumps over time, in fact in some areas it has escaped from garden cultivation and is considered invasive.

The chief selling point of this papyrus is its unique, striking foliage. It bears tall, dark green leafless stems topped with a spoke-like...

Image of Cyperus alternifolius (BABY TUT®) photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

The bold look of umbrella plant make it a favorite garden plant for moist containers and subtropical pondside gardens. This upright, evergreen, grass-like perennial is native to Madagascar. It spreads steadily by underground rhizomes to form substantial clumps over time, in fact in some areas it has escaped from garden cultivation and is considered invasive.

The chief selling point of this papyrus is its unique, striking foliage. It bears tall, dark green leafless stems topped with a spoke-like...

Image of Cyperus esculentus photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Nut Sedge, Yellow Nut Sedge)

Gardeners who have run across this noxious perennial or annual weed know just how obnoxious it is. Nut sedge spreads aggressively if allowed to take hold because it's tough as nails and spreads via fast-growing rhizomes (underground roots and stems). To make matters worse, it also produces tuberous nutlets that remain behind when the weed is pulled and grow into whole new plants. This pervasive weed can be found in North Temperate and subtropical regions across the globe, so most will meet up with...

Image of Cyperus glaber photo by: Ernst Benary® Inc.

Ernst Benary® Inc.

(Flatsedge, Hardy Papyrus)

Though some argue flat sedge looks a bit like nut sedge on steroids, this fast-growing sedge can make a pleasing garden statement if planted in a moist container or enclosed garden space among colorful garden flowers. Native populations are found in southeastern Europe, along the Caucasus Mountains and down into Syria, Israel and Pakistan. Flat sedge grows best in moist soils but will tolerate those with average moisture.

The bright green, grassy foliage of hardy papyrus has a distinct triangular...

Image of Cyperus haspan photo by: Felder Rushing

Felder Rushing

(Dwarf Papyrus)

This is an aquatic or emergent tender perennial plant native to most of the tropical and subtropical regions of the world, including the southeastern United States.

A true papyrus, it has green, three-angled, soft, leafless stems which arise from brown, scaly rhizomes (underground, lateral stems). The leaves are generally absent, but a few papery leaf sheaths occur at the base of the stems that are green tinged with red or purple. The summer flowers appear in umbrella-like groups atop thin stems...