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Japanese Blood Grass

Botanical Name
Imperata cylindrica var. rubra 'Red Baron'
Hardiness
Zones 5 to 9
Height
12 to 18 inches
Width
12 to 18 inches
Flowers
Rare - should be removed to prevent re-seeding when present
Light
Full sun (best color) to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained soils
Planting & Care
  • Cut back in early spring
  • Dig and divide slowly spreading clumps in spring
Problems
The species Imperata cylindrica, has green leaves, is very invasive and is listed as a noxious weed in the U.S. REMOVE AND DESTROY IMMEDIATELY if any part of 'Red Baron' blood grass reverts to green.

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