Imperata Red Baron

Imperata cylindrica Red Baron

Imperata cylindrica Red Baron or Japanese blood grass is stunning grass with green and scarlet leaves .This is a moisture loving plant so put in moist soil or grow it in a container with a water retaining tray under it. I have found mine always grow better in pots than in the ground.

Moist soil in sun.

Common Name:  Japanese Blood Grass.
Family: Poaceae
Description: Rhizomatos perennial grass.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Type:  Imperata cylindrica Red Baron
Habit:  Upright.
Fragrance:

Colour
Flower: None.
Foliage: Red an Green.
Fruit:
Stem:

Size
Ultimate Height: 40cms.
Ultimate spread: 60cms.
Time to ultimate height: 2-3 years

Sunlight
Light: Full.
Aspect: Moist soil in sun.

Plant Resilience
Hardiness: Full
Low maintenance:  
Easy.
Drought resistant:

Soil Type
Acid-wet.
Soil PH: Acid.
Moisture: Needs wet soil AYR

Season of interest: Spring/summer.

Suggested planting locations and garden types:

Bog garden.

wet border.

Containers.

How to care
Pruning: Cut back in autumn.
Pests:

 

Description
Imperata cylindrica Red Baron-Available April onwards.
Order Imperata cylindrica Red Baron-Available April onwards. Organic plants. 9cm pots. @ £3.50

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