Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron' (Japanese Blood Grass )

Dense clumps of tall, upright bright green blades that turn fiery burgundy in summer, then deepen in colour in fall, then goes dormant in winter. Among the foliage are panicles of silvery-white spikelets. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Dense clumps of arching stems, with brilliant golden green-to-chartreuse leaves in cascading layers resemble dwarf bamboo. Hidden among the foliage are tiny delicate green flower heads. The foliage turns to an attractive golden tan shade as the weather cools. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Shade tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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(Mariachi™ Series) Vibrant red flowers rimmed in golden-yellow with brick-red centres bloom on upright densely branched stems above a compact mound of bright green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Gold yellow, brown cone, moderate growth rate, blooms mid summer to mid fall, 2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide, full sun to partial shade.

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Light pink, cream buds, gray green leaves with yellow margins, red seed heads in fall, moderate growth rate, blooms late summer to mid fall, 1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5 ft wide, full sun.

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Dense clumps of tall, narrow, spiky blue-grey blades resemble a larger version of Festuca glauca. Among the foliage are bluish brown flowers in arches of one-sided panicles that mature to a wheat shade in the fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
2-3 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant

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Dense circular mounds of tall, thin blue green blades, with glossy green flower panicles emerging in spring and maturing to silvery white on tall stems above the clump. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
0.5-2 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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