Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron' /Japanese Blood Grass

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Scientific Name: Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron'
Common Name: Japanese Blood Grass
Plant Type:
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Comments: Slowly spreads bu underground stems. Cut to ground level each spring to remove old, damaged foliage and encourage new growth. Top half of leaf has reddidh color in summer and becomes deeper red as fall arrives. Should this selection turn to all green leaves, it should be destroyed immediate else it probably revert to an aggressive weed.