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IMPERATA

Commonly known as Blady grass, Cogon grass

A devastating noxious weed in some places; a desirable ornamental in others.

After a long, warm summer can produce silvery spikelets of flowers.

Genus of about 10 species of slender-stemmed, rhizamatous, perennial grasses from tropical and warm-temperate open grassland in Japan.

Further Reading....
  • Ornamental grasses - flat, linear, pointed leaves with spikes of short, silvery seedheads.
  • Full sun - mulch in winter.
  • Partial shade - dappled shade.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - a devastating noxstriking foliage colour. Good at the front of a border or in a light woodland setting.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Japan
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus- rich.

Buy Varieties of IMPERATA

IMPERATA cylindrica 'Red Baron'

IMPERATA cylindrica 'Red Baron'  >


Commonly known as: Blady grass, Cogon grass.
A most unusual grass with maroon-red erect leaves. Forms a gently spreading clump
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individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

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