Water Plant, or likes to stay very wet! This plant is sold in a four inch pot. Zone 9-11b, otherwise needs to come inside in the winter Height 38-72 inches tall. Cannot ship to California or Hawaii Quick to multiply Here are a few tips to your Papyrus plant: Water: It's very important that you provide your Papyrus plant with plenty of water. The plant will grow best if it's placed in standing water. If growing it in a pot, the soil should be moist at all times. Sun A Papyrus plant should be given plenty of bright sunlight. However, it can also be grown in the shade if you chose. If you live anywhere other than in the USDA hardiness zones 9 through 11, then you will need to bring the plant inside during the winter months. They can't withstand temperatures below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Planting Papyrus plants can grow anywhere between four and eight feet tall. As mentioned earlier, the soil should be very moist at all times if you aren't planting the plant in standing water. If the plant is placed in standing water, then the top of the pot should be no more than six inches below the surface.