Cyperus papyrus ( Egyption Papyrus)


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Cyperus papyrus is a tall growing plant in the grass family. Often refereed to as Egyptian grass it is native to the Nile river. Mature plants can reach 8 to 9 feet tall and have triangular stems that hold a larger round bloom on top. Very exotic looking and easy to grow. Plants prefer damp to wet soil and grow great as pond plants on the edge.? We have grown them to 8 feet tall in large pots of water on decks. Prefer full sun and must keep from frost.

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Pot Size:

4 – 4.5" pot

USDA Hardiness Zone:



6-10 feet


4-8 feet

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun/Part Sun

Water Requirements:

Requires regular watering or wet feet. Grown as a bog or aquatic


Species native to Africa Egypt