Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron'

Red Baron Japanese Blood Grass

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Grass
Growth Rate - Slowly spreading by rhizomes
Mature Height - Leaves to 20"
Mature Width -
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower -
Fruit -
Leaf - Emerges green at the base in spring with red tips; red color increases over the summer
Fall Color - Color fades with hard frost
Bark -
Other Features - Strong color accent, can be dramatic in sweeps and masses
Possible Use - Tough enough for groundcover in challenging sites such as parking lots and traffic islands
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Best in moist, fertile soil in full sun. Drought tolerant once established. Propagate by division and transplant in spring. Hardy to zone 6
Native Habitat - Japan
Diseases and Insects -
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Grass.
- Other plants of the family Poaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Imperata.
- Other plants of the species Imperata cylindrica.