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Cyperus papyrus

Cyperus papyrus

Common Name: Giant Egyptian Papyrus

Origin: Africa

Height: Up to 12’

Light: Full sun

Water: Wet soil

Bloom: N/A

Comments: Dramatic grassy plumes make this a must have for large, wet areas. This is the fabled “Egyptian” papyrus, which was used to make paper scrolls in ancient times. Use it to form a marginal screen along a pond, or as a single container specimen with regular irrigation.