This small ornamental grass is grown for its smooth, red-flushed leaves. Blooms are tan.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsSpreads widely by wind-dispersed seeds. Extremely invasive.
CareGrow in moist but well-drained soil.
PropagationBy division in the spring.
- Genus : Imperata
- Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
- Uses : Containers
- Bloom Time : Fall
- Growth Rate : Fast
- Plant Type : Grasses
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Foliage Color : Purple/Burgundy
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage