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This clump-forming perennial is composed of numerous tall graceful dark green stems, each topped with 50-100 arching and drooping hair-like rays. In summer tiny brown flowers are borne at the tips of the rays. It will grow in very shallow water and prefers a sunny location.

Cyperus papyrus

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf color :Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower color :Brown

Plant Anatomy

Average size maturity width : 2-3 ft.

Average size maturity height : 6-10 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 30 to 35 F( Z10a)

Sunset zone : 16, 17, 23, 24

Water requirements : Ample

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes