Dwarf Papyrus is another cool looking annual that has a soft look to it. This is a water loving annual so make sure it gets plenty. It will grow from 2' to 3' tall and just as wide. Dwarf Papyrus is very adaptable to light conditions doing well in full shade to full sun. Dwarf Papyrus is also a fast grower.
Use Dwarf Papyrus in a container as a Thriller, or in the home landscape where there is plenty of moisture. You can also use Dwarf Papyrus in a pond or water garden. This annual will give a container a tropical feel.