Papyrus (Cyperus papyrus)

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Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Water gardens
Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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My dogs ate a plant from a Bouq arrangement and I was wondering if you could ID by fivedoggies Oct 31, 2019 12:35 PM 18
What else do we grow in 2019! Thread 2 by drdawg Jan 11, 2020 5:52 PM 1,238
Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2018 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2018 6:03 AM 850
Can someone name this plant? by Alexandra740 Oct 17, 2017 5:21 PM 2
Cyperus papyrus pruning? by duane456 Sep 12, 2015 6:36 PM 2
Cyperus papyrus seeds ? by duane456 Aug 3, 2016 10:48 AM 10
Cyperus papyrus seeds ? by duane456 Sep 12, 2015 8:32 AM 0
Help identify this plant by tbirdjoey May 29, 2015 2:51 PM 7
Cyperus papyrus 'Dwarf' by OldGardener Aug 5, 2014 1:39 PM 2
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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