Graceful Grasses

Cyperus involucratus 'Baby Tut'

Umbrella Grass

Photo courtesy of Proven Winners

  • A water garden friendly-grass that can be planted in the landscape as well
  • Award Winner
  • Foliage Interest
  • Heat Tolerant
Award Winning
Award Winning
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
No Deadheading
No Deadheading

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

It is a very fast grower and will quickly grow to impressive size when replanted in the spring.  The plant can be planted in pots, along the waters edge of a pond, or even in a pond. The crown of the plant should never be covered in water.  Soil in gardens or pots, should be kept moist.

Height: 18-24 in
Spread: 18-24 in
Spacing: 14-20 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~6 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Non-Flowering
Zone: 9-11

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Garden
  • Container
  • No Deadheading
  • Great Foliage
  • Award Winning
  • Ornamental Grass
  • Water's Edge / Bog Plant
  • Low Maintenance
  • Heat Tolerant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring Bloomer
  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Water Garden