Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’ bears brilliant red spikes that fade to bright green at the base and become transluscent with age. It’s perfect for growing in a mixed border, among other grasses or bold-coloured flowers. It’s also suitable for growing in a container.
For the most colourful display, grow Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’ in moist, humus-rich soil in full sun. Plant in groups of three or five for the most dramatic effect. Grows to approx 40cm without spreading far.