Angiosperm Latin Name: Cyperus involucratus Common Name
Latin Name: Cyperus involucratus
Common Name: Umbrella Plant
Geographic Origin Madagascar
**POISONOUS IF INGESTED**
Soil: Use a poor-draining soil, with a loamy
medium, but this plant can be adapted to regular
Temperature: Temperatures during the day should
be between 70°-80°F and should be between 60°70°F at night.
Light: This plant prefers full sun to partial shade.
Moisture: This plant should be watered every two to three days. This plant is very content
sitting in a tray full of water.
Fertilization: This plant should be fertilized every other week, alternating between fish
and seaweed fertilizers.
Grooming: Repot every year or two, when pot-bound. Cut back dead foliage during the
Seasonal Care: Reduce watering and fertilizing during winter months.
Propagation: Propagate by division or seed.
Pests and diseases: Check for whitefly and mealy bugs.