|Each of the Tut Graceful Grasses® Cyperus cultivars is different from the others and offers distinct advantages in the garden and containers.|
Gardeners around the country are discovering the unique appeal and beauty of the three Tut varieties of Graceful Grasses®. Each of these Cyperus are easy to grow and offers a truly exotic look for gardens and containers. In fact, they’re the new “hot thing,” based on recent sales.
We asked Dan Foster, Site Manager/Product Line Manager, to explain the differences between these amazing plants.
“King Tuts range in size from 48 to 72 inches and are upright, dramatic plants,” Foster says. “They have a vigor rating of 4 and grow well with other very vigorous plants like Supertunia® Bubblegum® and Ipomoea.”
Foster points out some features of the King Tut:
“In contrast, Prince Tut is about half the size of King Tut and has a vigor rating of 3,” he notes. “For growers and retailers, this means Prince Tut has a slightly less dramatic affect, but it also uses less room for growing and on the shelf.” Other great features include:
“Baby Tut is a different cultivar with a different leaf structure,” Foster points out. “Its habit is mounding, versus a V-shaped upright. Because it is a medium-sized grass, we use this a lot for backdrops in our Display Garden.” He notes other features of Baby Tut: