Cyperus papyrus “King Tut’s Grass
Cyperus papyrus, also known as Egyptian grass or King Tut’s grass, is a clumping perennial sedge that will grow 4’ – 6′ tall. Triangular green stems form from thick woody rhizomes and a greenish-brown flower cluster. In ancient Egypt, people would make a paper-like writing material called papyrus from the stems of this grass. King Tut is a dwarf version that grows to 4’ tall, and is best grown in part shade with a good organic soil. It does well in both landscape and patio containers.
Type: USDA Zone 10-11
Light: Full Sun to Partial Sun
Water: Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil.
Size: Moderate growth; can reach up to 3-4 ft. tall and wide.