A stand of Japanese bloodgrass backlit by the evening sun is a sight to behold. Its beautiful mid-green leaf blades appear dipped in crimson paint and remain colorful through summer and fall. While grasses typically are drought-tolerant, Japanese bloodgrass must have sufficient water to thrive. In fact, dry conditions are usually the culprit when this plant struggles.
- Sun,Part Sun
- Plant Type:
- Plant Height:
- 12-16 inches tall
- Plant Width:
- 1 foot wide
- Landscape Uses:
- Containers,Beds & Borders
- Special Features:
- Flowers,Attractive Foliage,Fall Color,Cut Flowers,Tolerates Wet Soil,Deer Resistant,Easy to Grow
In damp places, cinnamon fern blends dramatically with Japanese bloodgrass, and each highlights the other in foliage form and texture.Lobelia
The scarlet blooms of cardinal flower echo the red foliage of Japanese bloodgrass, intensifying each. Moisture-rich soil benefits both.Daylily
Orange, red, or yellow daylilies play off the reddish leaves of 'Rubra' bloodgrass in sunny spots that are sufficiently moist.
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