Dwarf Giant Papyrus Shallow Water Plant

$18.99

38 in stock

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BEST OF BOTH WORLDS! Dwarf Giant Papyrus shares attributes from both the Dwarf Papyrus and Giant Papyrus, making it the best of both worlds! Dwarf Giant Papyrus shares height and compact growth with Dwarf Papyrus and its general appearance with Giant Papyrus.

PLANTING HISTORY! Dwarf Giant Papyrus is a Payprus plant that was originally used by the Egyptians to make paper! Not only will this plant be a focal point in your pond, it also has a fun backstory!

MOTHER NATURE KNOWS BEST! Water plants act as filters & work WONDERS for the clarity and quality of your water–naturally! They also provide excellent habitat for your prized fish and other wildlife!

BLACK THUMB FRIENDLY! Pond plants are forgiving & super simple to grow! All they need is plenty of moisture & some gravel or soil to hold roots in place! Easy as that!

100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our plants are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts. Your plant is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy!

POND PLANT BIO:
Cyperus Percamenthus, also called Dwarf Giant Papyrus or Oxymoron Papyrus is a beautiful water plant that is grown primarily for its foliage. Dwarf Giant Papyrus was discovered in 1993 during a cyperus propagation research project at Kagawa University in Japan. It is a Papyrus plant, which was originally used by the Egyptians to make paper. Dwarf Giant Papyrus has really unique and beautiful foliage! Dwarf Giant Papyrus is adorned with mop like seed heads on top of thick triangle stems. This plant shares characteristics from both the Dwarf Papyrus and Giant Papyrus, making it the best of both worlds! It shared its general appearance with Giant Papyrus and its height and compact growth with Dwarf Papyrus. This plant is hardy in zones 8-12, and does best in full sun to part shade. Dwarf Papyrus will grow outside in your pond great from early summer to fall and is very easy to overwinter indoors! This unique and beautiful plant will be the perfect addition to any pond!

FAST FACTS:

  • Common name: Dwarf Giant Papyrus, Oxymoron Papyrus
  • Botanical name: Cyperus Percamenthus
  • Bloom color: Mainly grown for its foliage, foliage is green.
  • Bloom time: Hardly blooms, is grown for its foliage from early summer to fall.
  • Plant height: 2′-3′
  • Plant spread: 12′-24′
  • Light requirements: Full sun to part shade
  • Water depth: Up to 12′
  • USDA hardiness zones: 8-12

Cannot be shipped to: AZ or CA

NOTES FROM THE EXPERTS AT CHALILY: Our live plants are delivered as bare root plants. This means that the plant has mature, growing root structures ready to be planted. We recommend Chalily Lily and Lotus Fertilizer for all flowering aquatic plants.

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