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A picture of a Galingale

Galingale

Cyperus longus

Also known as

Sweet Cyperus

Photo by AllaM (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

90cm

Max

20cm

50cm

Min

5cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Galingale Overview

Suited best in large ponds and lakes, this tall grassy plant encourages wildlife into your garden as it provides a habitat opportunity.

How to propagate Galingale

Seed

Propagate by seed in spring or autumn.

Division

By division in autumn. Some forms to be propagated by division only.

Other uses of Galingale

Semi-aquatic

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