5 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Umbrella Plant Overview
Evergreen perennial with a vigorous clump-forming growth habit. Produces tall, slender, triangular stems topped with an elegant, symmetrical spiralling pattern of leaf brats. They are exotic in appearance and resemble the spokes of an umbrella, giving the plant its common name. Flowers are small and relatively insignificant, this plant is typically grown for its foliage.
Common problems with Umbrella Plant
Generally pest & disease free
How to harvest Umbrella Plant
Generally not harvested, seeds can be collected once the seed heads have dried.
How to propagate Umbrella Plant
In spring in consistently moist seed compost at 18 to 21°C.
Special features of Umbrella Plant
Other uses of Umbrella Plant
A low maintenance plant for bog/wet sites it is mostly grown as a pot/container plant in the UK.