Flowering rush

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a European rushlike plant (Butomus umbellatus), with an umbel of rosy blossoms.
See under Flowering.

See also: Flowering, Rush

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There are plenty of suitable plants, such as yellow iris (Iris pseudacorus), the flowering rush (Butomus umbellatus) and pontderia, a pickerel weed with cylindrical spikes of blue flowers.
Gorgeous irises, kingcups - in full yellow flower now - and reeds and rushes galore including butomus, the flowering rush, which isn't actually a rush at all.
I've got hardy ferns, blue oat grass, flowering rush, golden sedge and creeping jenny.