Cyperus exaltatus

Cyperus exaltatus, a tussock forming perennial sedge common in shallow water along fresh water dams, rivers, creeks and lagoons. Cyperus is a quick growing colonizer ideal for constructed wetlands, as it quickly stabilizes soils and provides good animal habitat.

Tall clumping perennial with light green stems and foliage
H: 1 metre to 1.5 metres W: 500mm to 1 metre
Grows in full sun to 50% shade in shallow water from 0—500mm deep from the coast to inland areas.
Soil Type
moist soils through to shallow water on river and stream banks
Available Sizes
Planting Rates
Mass planting; 5 to 7/m2