Cyperus alternifolius growing herbaceous of the genus Cyperus also known as Cyperus papyrus, Cyperus alternifolius perennial evergreen and used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, desert or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.
Stem color is green in the base of the stems is brown cover, in end of the stems there is flower that grow.
Cyperus alternifolius flowers
Flower color yellow like feather in cone shape, flowers grow on the edge of the leaf as umbrella shape.
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Requirements for Cyperus alternifolius growing and care:
Wetland, frost free
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easy to do
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Attract a lot of flying insect
All year (especially in the spring)
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
0.5-1.5 m, 20-60 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Big amount of water, average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Yellow like feather, flowers grow on the edge of the leaf as umbrella shape.