Imperata koenigii 'Red Baron'

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Japanese Blood Grass

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Foliage is striking - bright green with intense red tips. Reddens as the season progresses with extreme red fall color.

Height

12-18 Inches

Spread

12-18 Inches

Bloom Time

insignificant

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

False Indigo (Baptisia ), White Snakeroot (Eupatorium rugosum), Helen's Flower (Helenium ), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Rose Mallow (Hibiscus ), Variegated Sweet Iris (Iris pallida)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Containers
Cut Flowers
Ground Cover
Crafts
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Maroon
Green
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Winter
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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