A picture of a Red Baron Grass

Red Baron Grass

Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra'

Also known as

Japanese Blood Grass, Japanese Bloodgrass, Cogon Grass 'Rubra'

Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra' - Oregon Garden - Silverton, Oregon - DSC00233 by Daderot (CC0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Some red leaved Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra' plants
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Red Baron Grass Overview

Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra' is also known by the names Red Baron Grass, Japanese Blood Grass or Japanese Bloodgrass. It is a deciduous perennial grass species from the Poaceae family. Japanese Blood Grass forms upright clumps of green and vivid red leaves. Flowers are feathery and silvery-white in colour, appearing from late summer.

How to propagate Red Baron Grass

Rhizomes

Division

Special features of Red Baron Grass

Attractive leaves

Ground cover