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Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light’


Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light’ has very narrow green leaves with white marginal variegation giving a silvery appearance.

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light’ is noted for its very narrow green leaves with white variegation on the margins giving an overall silvery appearance. It typically forms an upright, rounded clump of foliage 4-6 feet tall. Tiny reddish-copper flowers appear in long tassel-like inflorescences above the foliage in mid to late September, gradually turning to silver. Blooms later than most cultivars. A smaller and more fine-textured version of the popular 'Gracillimus'.

Common Name: Maiden Grass


Zone Hardiness: 5-8

Light: Full Sun

Height: 4-6'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Orange

Class: Deciduous

Type: Grass

Bloom Time: Fall

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Moist meadows on slopes in lowland and mountains.

Award: AGM, GPP

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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