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£7.99  Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra' - 2Ltr    


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Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra' - 2Ltr
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Plant Details

Soil Type: Clay, Fertile/moist/well-drained, Poor/dry
Soil PH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Scented?: No-scent
Seasonal Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn
Hardiness  Fully hardy - requires no frost protection.
Picture By *FlowerGirl* via flickr


(Japanese blood grass)
Family Poaceae
Originating from Japan

A slowly spreading, clump-forming grass from Japan with chartreuse green, upright ribbon-like blades with red tips.
As the season progresses the colour flows down the leaf, almost to the base, until by mid summer each plant is a vertical clump of intense blood red.
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun. Cut back in spring.
In very frost prone areas mulch roots with straw.

Eventual mature plant size :
Height 40cm

Spread 30cm
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