Baby Tut papyrus is a dwarf papyrus that grows to only two feet tall and two feet wide and prefers wet boggy sites with full to partial sun. It is grown primarily for its attractive umbrella-shaped leaf bracts. Baby Tut is a perennial sedge in warmer climates, forming dense clumps. While a native of Madagascar the umbrella sedge naturalized Africa and the warmer southern states of the US where it has been declared an invasive species. This plant is not hardy in Chicago, but can be overwintered in a pot in a warm sunny spot.
Bedding or Border, Groundcover