How to grow Butomus umbellatus

Butomus umbellatus grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Butomus also known as  Flowering rush or Grass rush, Butomus umbellatus perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental water plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate climate and grow in hardiness zone 3-10.

Leaves color green in linear shape.

Butomus umbellatus flower

Flower color pink or white in star shape that grows on stems in flowers organized ball shape.

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How to grow Butomus umbellatus growing and care:

Aquatic area, rich soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Tuber / Bulb/ Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
1-1.8m, 40-72 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Star shape pink flowers that grows on stems in flowers organized ball shape

Scientific name:

Butomus umbellatus

How to grow Butomus umbellatus

Butomus umbellatus plant care

Butomus umbellatus


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Ornamental plants
  • Water plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8

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