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Papyrus Plant Cyperus alternifolius

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Papyrus Plant
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Product Details

Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors

(hardy down to 20℉) 
      4-11 patio
      8-11 outdoors
   Map 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors
  • Mature Height:
  • 3-5 ft.
  • Mature Width:
  • 1-2 ft.
  • Sunlight:
  • Full-Partial
  • Growth Rate:
  • Fast
  • Botanical Name:
  • Cyperus alternifolius
  • Does Not Ship To:
  • AZ

Product Description

Heat-Tolerant Shade Meets Easy Growth

Why Papyrus Plants?

Sprays of rich green foliage make the grass-like papyrus plant a perfect pick for warm environments. Its unique spindles fan out like an umbrella, making its nickname, the Umbrella Plant, particularly apt!

Even better? Papyrus Plants are heat tolerant with no deadheading necessary. And these upright oxygenators thrive in ponds, water gardens, and moist containers. Basically, they can’t be over-watered as they require constant moisture at the roots, making them ideal for new gardeners.

And since the Papyrus Plant is designed for shade, it's a super-fast grower and will mature to impressive size when replanted in the spring. It's well-suited to full sun, partial sun and partial shade on your patio, topping out at 3 to 5 feet tall. That means no green thumb is no problem since it thrives nearly anywhere.

Why is Better

Boasting a well-developed root system that securely anchors your plant in wet soil, the Papyrus Plant is an effortless pick. It’s easy to maintain, and it’s considered both an annual and half-hardy perennial that thrives in moist environments.

Especially since we've planted, grown and nurtured your Papyrus Plant, long before it ships. Now, you get an effortless plant delivered right to your door.

Fast-growing, lush and versatile, the Papyrus is unparalleled. Order your Papyrus Plant now!

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Planting & Care

1. Planting: Your Papyrus Plant needs lots of indirect, bright light. The best place for your plant is near an East-facing window that is free from drafts. When you're ready to plant, select a pot that is approximately 14 inches in diameter and use well-drained soil.

2. Watering: Allow the top layer of the soil to dry out completely, and then water deeply until water begins to drain. If the bottom leaves are turning brown or yellow, you are overwatering. If the top leaves turn brown, you are underwatering. Spritz leaves with water in the dry winter months or throughout the year if you live in a dry climate.

3. Fertilization: Feed with a water-soluble fertilizer once in the spring and every month in the summer.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however we are currently experiencing delays and could take up to 11-14 days from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $15 $11.95
$15.00-$23.99 $13.95
$24.00-$39.99 $16.95
$40.00-$79.99 $19.95
$80.00-$98.99 $24.95
$99.00-$118.99 $29.95
$119.00-$148.99 $39.95

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