Cyperus longus


 Sweet Galingale

Attractive sedge with weeping habit. Fronds of brown flowers add interest in springtime. Distinctive olive green foliage provides structure and focus in any planting scheme.  Useful for flower arrangements.


Cyperus longus produces dense clumps of foliage useful for adding height and disguising edging.

Top tip: Will grow in any type of soil and from full shade to full sun.  Wonderful addition for flower arranging foliage.

Flowers: Grassy dark brown seed-heads that last into Autumn.

Height: 60-100cm

Propagation: Shoots from the woody root system.

Depth of water over the soil: 0-20cm

Planting: Plant into 5lt or 10lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic Soil