- Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 2 - 3 Feet
- Mature Spread 2 - 3 Feet
- Growing Zones 9 - 10
- Use As A Thriller In Containers
Papyrus is ornamental grass that adds greenery and drama to a space. The tall bright green stalks are topped with clusters of green flowers that bloom during the summer. The unique flowers look like bursts of greenery and give this annual plenty of texture and a monochrome look. Also known as Cyperus papyrus, this plant is grown for its frilly foliage.
This upright thriller is commonly found in containers or landscapes. Papyrus is a fast grower that thrives in damp conditions, making it an excellent plant to include in naturally wet areas or near a water feature. As a native of tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, this plant does well in warm conditions.
Crown of Pharaoh Egyptian Papyrus Care
Papyrus can live in partial to full sun. Soil should be wet and retain moisture. This plant needs constant dampness and should never dry out. It is good to use a pot without drainage to hold in the water and keep this thirsty plant hydrated when grown in a container. Apply a balanced fertilizer in the spring to support new growth.
The Crown of Pharaoh Egyptian Papyrus can be brought indoors to overwinter. Place in a very sunny spot and stick to a regular watering schedule. Papyrus can handle cooler conditions when dormant.
Crown of Pharaoh Egyptian Papyrus Spacing
The Crown of Pharaoh Egyptian Papyrus is a tall plant that reaches 24 to 36 inches. Mature plants spread out 12 to 16 inches. Create a full, dense planting by spacing Papyrus 12 to 16 inches apart center to center. Plant one or two Papyrus in a 10- to 12-inch container.
Crown of Pharaoh Egyptian Papyrus Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 9 - 10|
|Plant Type: Annuals|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 2 - 3 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 12 - 16 Inches|
|Spacing: 12 - 16 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Bloom Period: Grown For Foliage|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering|
|Container Role: Thriller|
|Uses: Containers, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
|Common Name: Crown of Pharaoh Egyptian Papyrus|
|Scientific Name: Cyperus papyrus|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.