Berrybank Nursery, 5 Boggs Holdings, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5BA
Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra'

Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra'

Synonym(s): Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron' Common Name: 'Japanese blood grass'

One of the most colourful grasses. Upright, yellowish-green leaves, which are stained blood-red from the tip particularly in the autumn. Slow spreading, loose clumps with narrow silvery flower panicles in late summer. Jul-Aug. H30cm S30cm.


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Care Instructions

For a moist soil but well-drained, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade. May need winter protection in cold areas.

Plant No: 1940

About Us

Macplants are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses. We have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh and we also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.

We grow a large range of plants including many interesting and unusual varieties not usually seen for sale. Amongst the many plants we grow are our highly praised autumn Gentians bred here by Dr Ian McNaughton and probably the largest range of Meconopsis cultivars found anywhere.

Our Contacts

Berrybank Nursery,
5 Boggs Holdings,
East Lothian
EH34 5BA

01875 341179