Ornamental grass, ground cover with green leaves and also blood red, very decorative, suitable for wet soils and normal soils. Not sensitive to frost.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||0 cm, on the water surface|
|Spacing:||4 plants per square meter.|
|Type of soil:||Fresh, Moist soil|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun to partial shade|
|Bloom Time:||July - August|
|Leaf color:||Green and red|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Easy|
Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron' is an ornamental gramineae, native to Asia. It has a creeping rhizome and Stolonifer, from which arise small erect stems. Erect leaves, ribbon, bright green in spring; that become blood red, in early summer. In July August emits inflorescence in the form of white wick. It reaches a maximum height of 60 cm and prefers full sun.
It is cultivated on wet ground or slightly submerged in water, but also on regular soil but well watered. Tolerates winter temperatures up to -20 ° C