A picture of a Scirpus

Scirpus

Scirpus spp.

Scirpus californicus flowers 2005-03-24 by Curtis Clark (CC BY-SA 2.5)

Full Sun
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Scirpus Overview

These are evergreen rhizomatous perennials which will form dense tufts. Spikes or panicles of florets covered with glumes are produced and contain both male and female flower heads on the same stem.

How to propagate Scirpus

Seed

Seed in spring or autumn.

Division

By division in autumn; however forms should be propagated by division only.

Other uses of Scirpus

Used to make chair seats.