Cyperus involucratus grows to about 3 ft (1 m) and sends up
3-cornered, hollow stalks crowned by a whorl of leaf-like bracts.
The green flower spikes appear in summer. It is a densely tufted
perennial from Madagascar.
Flowering colors: Green
Cultivation: Most ornamental species do well at waterÕs edge or in
Grow in rich compost and water well by standing the pot in a dish of
Direct sunlight is tolerated.
Repot when the plant fills the container.
If the tips turn brown, the atmosphere may be too dry, while a lack
of new stems may indicate too little light. Propagate from seed or