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Egyptian paper rush - Cyperus papyrus - 1 litre

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For an absolutely, astounding spring and summer pool plant , choose Cyperus papyrus. Its tall, slender stems topped with a bright green, firework like umbel cannot help but be a talking point.

  • Tender
  • Full sun / part shade
  • Most soils if moist
  • Spring - autumn
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Cyperus papyrus is a tender aquatic perennial forming a clump of slender, stems topped with firework like, bright green,rounded umbels to 30cm wide, composed of many slender stalks each bearing a small light brown flower-head. This plant hails from many years ago when Moses was hidden in the rushes - the rush being Cyperus papyrus. Also interestingly 'papyrus' refers to a thick type of paper made for the pith of the stems.

Available as a 1L plant.

  • Cut back dead material in autumn, remove pot for pool and keep in a frost free greenhouse. Stand in a tray of water to keep roots wet
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Short name Egyptian paper rush
Sub title Cyperus papyrus - 1 litre
Awards RHS Award of Garden Merit
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period Aug and Sep
Foliage colour Green / yellow
Fragrance Green / yellow
Hardiness Hardy
Plant Size 1 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Minimum Height 1000
Maximum Depth 100
Height & Spread 100 - 250 cm (h) 0 - 10 cm (d)
Pot size (Litres) 1L
Maximum Height 2500
Required maintenance Protect from frost Place inside, keep moist with as much light as possible Makes an excellent conservatory plant
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Full Sun
Where to Plant Water

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