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PlantFiles: Dwarf Papyrus, Little Giant Papyrus
Cyperus papyrus 'King Tut'

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Family: Cyperaceae (sy-peer-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cyperus (sy-PEER-us) (Info)
Species: papyrus (pa-PY-russ) (Info)
Cultivar: King Tut

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Category:
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo
Perennials
Ponds and Aquatics
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Pollen may cause allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Pale Green
Green
Brown/Bronze

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Plant is viviparous

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Phenix City, Alabama
San Marcos, California
Fort Myers, Florida
New Port Richey, Florida
Palm Bay, Florida
Titusville, Florida
Winter Haven, Florida
Mount Sterling, Kentucky
Teague, Texas



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