Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

Maiden Grass, Japanese Silver Grass

Large, upright, clumping grasses with striking foliage and eye-catching flowering plumes rise above the arching leaves. Foliage and flowers sway gracefully in the wind while reflecting the sunlight. Use plumes in dried flower arrangements. Plant in mass plantings or mixed with other perennials or shrubs. Many types available. Divide clumps for new plants and to rejuvenate growth. Cut back hard in late winter before new growth begins. Wear gloves and long sleeves to protect yourself from grass blade cuts.
Miscanthus sinensis, Maiden Grass, Japanese Silver Grass
Fan-shaped, silky, flower clusters open red, become white with age, and remain attactive in winter. Use in hedges or windbreaks. Cut delicately variegated, finely-textured foliage to ground in late winter.

Attributes - Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

Plant Type: Grass

Bloom Season: Early Fall through Late Fall

Flower Color: Red, White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 4 ft. to 6 ft.

Width: 5 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Wet Soil. Long Blooming.

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus', Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberfeder', Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus', Miscanthus sinensis purpurascens, Miscanthus sinensis variegatus
 
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