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Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron'

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(Japanese Blood Grass) Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron' is a clump forming small grass with vivid scarlet young leaves which gradually turn green at the base by late summer.

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Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron' is a clump forming small grass with vivid scarlet young leaves which gradually turn green at the base by late summer. Established plants have small spikes of silvery flower in summer.

A handsome ground cover grass growing best in a sunny position. The coloured leaves look most eye-catching when planted in small groups. May be grown in a large container if required.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil. Enjoys moist, well drained soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron' grows to be a small, clump forming grass.
    • Height: up to 40 - 50 cm (1 1/2 ft) 
    • Spread: 40 cm (1 ft)
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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Grass - Small (under 3 ft)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Damp/Wet, Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Acid
Special Features
Foliage - Purple/Red, Suitable for Containers