Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

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Japanese Silver Grass

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Very finely bladed, vase shaped Miscanthus that brings the essence of light into the garden. Very narrowly bladed gray-green foliage with white midrib, almond fall color.
Plumes emerge reddish-bronze and change to white.

Height

48-60 Inches

Spread

36-48 Inches

Color

Yellow/Gold/Bronze

Bloom Time

August-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Lovely, airy grass prefers moist but well drained soil.

When to Divide

spring, every 3-4 years

Good Companions

Fall Aster (Aster ), Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii), Bluemist Shrub (Caryopteris clandonensis), Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata), Coneflower (Echinacea Big Sky), Showy Geranium (Geranium magnificum), Baby's Breath (Gypsophila ), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Knautia (Knautia macedonica), English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Asiatic Lily (Lilium ), Fall Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia ), Devon Cottage (Dianthus Early Bird), Coneflower (Echinacea Sombrero ), Pink Profusion Phlox (Phlox procumbens), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Beardtounge (Penstemon digitalis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Crafts
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green & White
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Winter
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Winter
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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