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    Hello,
    I'm doing a little research but I've run into trouble. The plants sold at PetSmart as an "Umbrella plant" lacks a scientific name and I've turned up a couple of different identity possibilities and they all have slightly different care.

    Spathiphyllum wallisii/ peace lilly?
    Cyperus alternifolius (not as likely, I think)


    I'd like to know the proper care for it because right now I'm thinking a potted pond plant but I want to be sure.

    Thank you!
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    I can tell you the petco umbrella plants are peace lillies, if that helps at all. Can put up a pic for you if ya want.
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    The Umbrella plant is also called the White Flag plant. Sometimes used in betta bowls but are not an aquatic plant. The only umbrella plant I know of are the Umbrella tree plant that grows into a large plant. Also not aquatic.
    Last edited by Lady Hobbs; 11-23-2009 at 02:54 PM.

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