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Dwarf Papyrus

Cyperus papyrus 'Dwarf Form'

SKU
30909
A vigorous grower with a compact habit and shade tolerance for in or out of water. Feathery heads on green stalks create a striking effect for water gardens or damp areas. A great container plant for brightly shaded spots. Spreads by rhizomes.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

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Botanical Pronunciationsi-PE-rus pa-PY-russ
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 3 ft. tall; spreading.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
Companion PlantsCanna (Canna); Ligularia (Ligularia); Flowering Maple (Abutilon); Elephant Ear (Colocasia); Astilbe (Astilbe)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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