The Egyptian Papyrus plant begins to bloom in April, and the blooms later turn into viable seeds. The Egyptian Papyrus plant grows 8-10 ft. tall as an impressive; weeping specimen plant and is great for filtration in farm ponds. Growing Grasses - Because grasses have survived in the wild successively for eons, the new hybrids are tough and durable. The Egyptian Papyrus plant thrives when planted near a farm pond edge. The blooms of the Egyptian Papyrus Grass are green and look more like leaf foliage than flower blossoms. Egyptian Papyrus Grass grows in very dense clusters on the ground and spreads easily by seed. Egyptian Papyrus Grass is evergreen in southern zones but will normally die back and regrow the following season when planted in northern zones.