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Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra'

Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra'
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Common Name: Japanese Blood Grass

Plant Family: Poaceae

Planting Style:  prairie
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Leaf Colour:  Red
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus
Scented flowers or leaves:  No Scent


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Syn. Red Baron Striking grass, grown for its leaves which emerge green with a red tip then turn entirely red as they mature into midsummer. Rarely flowers. Grow in well drained soil, in full sun. Divide in early summer only.