Imperata cylindrica ‘Rubra’

Japanese Bloodgrass

Mature Height: 1-2 ft

Mature Width: 3-4 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone Range:  5 to 9

Water Requirements:  Moderate Water

Shade Requirements:  Full Sun, Partial Shade


Japanese Bloodgrass is a great choice to add texture and movement over a long season. Japanese Bloodgrass adds vibrant color to the border adding a red accent to the garden. It is imperative to assure that it is planted in an appropriate because this is an invasive grass. The striking red tips of this grass are diverse and are extremely pleasing to the eye. This grass requires little to no care at all and the rapid growth habit fills in hillsides quickly to aid in erosion control.

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