Papyrus is considered a 'bog' plant, meaning it can withstand constant moisture at it's base and root system. It has long slender stems with a firework-like head. Plant in either full sun or part shade, but the plant will do much better when protected from the sun a little. Cyperus papyrus can reach up tp 12+ feet tall and will produce a clump up to 8-10 feet wide. If frost occurs, this plant may get damaged and need to be cut back to the ground to encourage new growth. Use Papyrus near ponds and in wet conditions.
Sun Exposure: Sun Or Part Shade
Water Needs: Ample
Bloom Season: Summer
Mature Height: 11-15'
Mature Width: 7-9'
Attributes: Tropical Garden
Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:
- Properly dig the hole
- Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
- Place the plant and backfill the soil
- Provide ample water for each particular plant
- Review our how to plant guide!
For detailed information, please download our planting guides:
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