Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’

Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’, syn. ‘rubra’, dutch for ‘Japanese blood grass’, is a decorative deciduous grass with a stiff upright growth and loose tussock habit. The narrow linear leaves are fresh green and turn a fiery red in summer. In other regions, Japanese bluegrass blooms from July to August with silver-grey flower spikes. Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’ likes a sunny and sheltered spot in well-drained soil. This grass is drought tolerant, reasonably Hardy, tolerant to sea wind and air pollution and is a special accent plant for use in the border.

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Description Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’

Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’, syn. ‘rubra’, dutch for ‘Japanese blood grass’, is a decorative Deciduous grass with a stiff upright growth and loose tussock habit. The narrow linear leaves are fresh green and turn a fiery red in summer. In other regions, Japanese bluegrass blooms from July to August with silver-grey flower spikes. Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’ likes a sunny and sheltered spot in well-drained soil. This grass is drought tolerant, reasonably Hardy, tolerant to sea wind and air pollution and is a special accent plant for use in the border.

Non-flowering ornamental grass

Dark red grass tips

Can be used in the garden or in a nice ornamental pot

Cut the plant each year after the winter

Specifications

SKU
IMCYREBA14
GTIN
4260377082184
Brand
Elegrass
Cultivar
Red Baron
Bot. family
Imperata
Species
cylindrica

Max height
50
Location
sun, partial shade
Leaf colour
Red

Bee friendly?
Butterfly friendly?
Climbing assistance?
Edible?
niet geschikt voor consumptie
Evergreen?
Fragrant ?
Thorns?
Toxic?

Hardiness zones
Zone 7: -17.8 - -12.2 °C
Cutting period
III
Flowering period
Harvest period

GRASP certification
GRASP
MPS certification
MPS-A+
grown organically?
Min height
40 cm
Potsize
14 cm

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