General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Flower Color: Russet
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Pollinators: Wind

Common names
  • Dwarf Cattail
  • Bullrush
  • Dwarf Bulrush
  • Miniature Cattail

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Location: My garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens in South Amana, IA
Date: Summer 2010

Photo courtesy of: Clivid
Location: Aberdeen, NC Pages Lake park
Date: July 31, 2022
Dwarf Cattail #294; RAB page 44, 19-1-3. AG page 547, 122-1-2; LH
Location: Garden
Date: 2015-07
Location: My North Yorkshire Garden
Date: 2020-07-29
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