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Hardy Papyrus in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Cyperus glaber

 

Hardy Papyrus

Papyrus is a frost tender African native plant. It is upright and very slow growing. The stalks are tall and hollow, with thin grass type leaves growing out of the top of them. Green/brown flower clusters appear in Summer. This plant thrives as an aquatic marginal, or in a bog garden

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plant Features
  • Hardy Papyrus likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Hardy Papyrus likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

  • Hardy Papyrus is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Hardy Papyrus likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

 
plant information

Common name

Hardy Papyrus

Latin name

Cyperus glaber

type

aquatic marginal perennial

family

Cyperaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Hardy Papyrus likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Hardy Papyrus is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Hardy Papyrus likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

  • Water

    Hardy Papyrus likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Hardy Papyrus is 1.70meters x 3.00meters 1.70 M 3.00 M

Cyperus glaber

Papyrus is a frost tender African native plant. It is upright and very slow growing. The stalks are tall and hollow, with thin grass type leaves growing out of the top of them. Green/brown flower clusters appear in Summer. This plant thrives as an aquatic marginal, or in a bog garden


Flowering Season

From Early Summer TO Late Summer

Red/brown clusters in summer.

 

Planting Outdoors

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

In mid-spring set out container grown plants in boggy soil.

 
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