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Little Giant Papyrus


A dwarf form of the more commonly used Cyperus papyrus that is more adaptable to shade than the species. It is excellent for use in a water garden, or in evenly moist to wet soil in areas with mild winters.

Cyperus papyrus 'King Tut' ('Tutankhamun')(C. p. percamentus)

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf color :Dark Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower color :Brown

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : Clumping

Average size maturity height : 2-3 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 30 to 35 F( Z10a)

Sunset zone : 16, 17, 23, 24

Water requirements : Occasional

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Frost tender : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes