Dwarf papyrus (Cyperus isocladus)

  • Hardiness: Zone 9; normally grown as a container plant
  • Height: 12 to 36 inches
  • Flower: Flat, leaf like bract produce at top of stem; rays radiate stiffly from the center
  • Foliage: Leafless stem topped with spiral of dark green pendulous leaves and greenish brown flower spikelets
  • Comments: Light to partial shade; can be used in water gardens or as a houseplant; keep moist or grow in
  • standing water; spreads by rhizomes but is easy to manage
  • Cultivars/Species: N/A