Plants in stock

Cyperus papyrus : fact sheet


Species name:
Cyperus papyrus
Common names:
Egyptian reed ,Papirus ,Papyrus
Description:
Papyrus, Sedge, Perennial Seed from Ball Straathof

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-East Coastal Belt - Summer Rain ,RSA-Bushveld - Summer Rain ,Endemic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 300cm
Width:
Less than 160cm
Sun:
Partial sun or Partial shade
Water:
Likes dampness
Hadiness:
Tender
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Aquatic ,Erect - Perennials ,Grass/Flax/Sedge
Usage:
Home Water Garden ,Edible Root/Tubers
Fruit:
Brownish/Beige/Tan Tones ,Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Brownish/Beige/Tan Tones
Flower season:
Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves strap/grass/sedge/flax/-Ornamental ,Foliage Particularly Attractive ,Foliage greenish above ,Leaves Simple Entire

Plant suppliers

Ball Straathof

Johannesburg
tel: 0117942316
email: info@ballstraathof.co.za
Retail stock
Cape Town
tel: 0217892100
email: dean@capedutchgardens.co.za
Retail stock
Port Elizabeth
cell: 0799185004
tel: 0217820631
email: michela@plantsinstock.co.za
Retail stock

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
Retail stock

Green Cube

Cape Town
tel: 0834353197
email: arlo@greencube.co.za
Retail stock

Harry Goemans's Garden Centre

Cape Town
tel: 0217853201
email: info@harrygoemans.co.za
Retail stock

Malanseuns - Pleasure Plants

Pretoria
tel: 012 549-2128
email: marketing@malanseuns.co.za
Retail stock
Cape Town
tel: 0217890330
email: michela@plantsinstock.co.za
Retail stock

Tulbagh Kwekery

Tulbagh
tel: 0232300694
email: plants@tulbaghnursery.co.za
Retail stock