Cyperus involucratus is close cousin of the famous Egyptian papyrus plant.
Can easily be grown in good garden soil, suitable for containers
Sun or shade. In bright sun, clumps will be compact and the stems closely packed. Under shady conditions clumps will grow higher and be composed of fewer stems and larger leaves giving a more graceful aspect.
Umbrella plant is happy growing in shallow water but can also handle drier situations
USDA Zones 8-11.
Grows 4-6 ft tall in optimal environment
Plant is will be shipped in a 4" pot (see picture).