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Japanese Blood Grass

Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron'
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Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Typically available late spring through late fall. Call store for exact availability. 

Perennial grass has foliage that emerges green with bright red tips aging to mostly-red by fall. Clumping, upright growth spreads by underground runners. Great focal point when used as an accent, border or containers. 

Plant with Coral Bells


  • Landscape Size: 2'-3' tall, 2' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: High
  • Sunset Zone: 2-24
  • Growth Habit: Clumping, Upright
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Ornamental Grass

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Thrives in most well draining soils. Prune back to ground in late winter before new growth.


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