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Cyperus lucidus

Plant name: Leafy flat sedge

Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants

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Cultural notes: Full sun, boggy conditions, long-lived, very hardy.

Maintenance: May be pruned annually to remove old foliage.

Tolerates: Frost, inundations and periodic dry periods.

Flowering season: Spring to autumn.

Flower colour: Brown clustered flowers appear on long triangular-shaped stems.

Foliage colour: Mid green, coarse texture.

Height: Up to 1.3m

Water depth: Edges and marshland.

Plant spacing: 50cm apart

Recommended uses: Pond/dam/river plantings and is also an excellent ornamental plant that provides habitat for birds.

Description: Tough sedge, great for ornamental pond.