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.
Description: Rhizomatos perennial grass.
Plant Type: Imperata cylindrica Red Baron
Foliage: Red an Green.
Ultimate Height: 40cms.
Ultimate spread: 60cms.
Time to ultimate height: 2-3 years
Aspect: Moist soil in sun.
Low maintenance: Easy.
Soil PH: Acid.
Moisture: Needs wet soil AYR
Season of interest: Spring/summer.
Suggested planting locations and garden types:
How to care
Pruning: Cut back in autumn.