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Quick Overview

  • Mounding Habit,
  • Fast Grower,
  • Good for Container Gardens,
Common Name:Umbrella Grass
Plant Type:Annual
Brand:Proven Winners
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 What is my zone?
Height:1 - 2 Feet
Spread:1 - 2 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)

Availability: In stock

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(Ships in Spring)
  • Buy 3 for $15.19 each and save 5%
  • Buy 6 for $14.39 each and save 10%
  • Buy 12 for $13.59 each and save 15%


(Umbrella Grass) GRACEFUL GRASSES® BABY TUT® Cyperus provides interesting foliage to your flower gardens. This water garden friendly plant grows well in your landscape also. GRACEFUL GRASSES® BABY TUT® intermingles well with other plants to fill in the middle ground of a combination planter. BABY TUT® is one of the smaller GRACEFUL GRASSES® but has a vigorous growing habit and will thrive in almost any soil condition that is located in full to part sun. In most regions GRACEFUL GRASSES® BABY TUT® is an annual and will not survive in climates that are below freezing. Sprays of umbrella like foliage stand tall on reed like stems to cover the entire plant.
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GRACEFUL GRASSES® BABY TUT® Cyperus involucratus

Common Name Umbrella Grass
USDA Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Plant Type Annual
Brand Proven Winners
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moderate, Moist, Wet
Attributes Tropical
Design Use Combination Containers, Container, Massing, Waters Edge or Bog
Container Design Thriller
Season of Interest (Foliage) Fall, Spring, Summer
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Customer Reviews

Best I've Seen Review by Joan H | Zone: 7b
A very graceful grass, the best I've seen yet. I only hope it will survive in Atlanta, Ga. If not, I will buy it again in the spring. (Posted on 11/5/2010)
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