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Dwarf Papyrus

Cyperus papyrus 'Nanus'

Also known as

Egyptian paper plant

Full Sun
Moderate care
Frequent watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1m

1m

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Dwarf Papyrus Overview

This is a compact, clump forming perennial that grows to 1.2m. The leaves are narrow and tall and tall stems of tiny brown flower heads grow in summer.

How to propagate Dwarf Papyrus

Seed

Propagate by seed in spring or autumn.

Division

By division in autumn. Some forms to be propagated by division only.