Miscanthus sinensis 'morning light'

Miscanthus sinensis 'morning light'

Often known as Chinese Silver Grass, Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Grass has a tufted, fountainous growing habit with slender, silvery-green leaves. Amongst the slender, deciduous leaves of Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light', small pink tinged panicles of flowers can be found in Autumn.

  • Best Features: Hardy and Low Maintenance
  • Ideal For: Perennial borders, cottage gardens
  • Growth Rate: Average
  • Position: Any moist to well-drained soil in a full sun position

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Grass description

Here you'll find our range of Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Grass which are great for punctuating perennial borders or for planting in cottage gardens. Our grasses can be used in a variety of ways to decorate your garden, such as planting along pathways, enhancing entrances and archways or used to create a focal point in the garden. Our Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Grass has a tufting growing habit, with small, pink flower panicles at the end of silver-edged green leaves. If you’re looking for a size that is not listed - Please call us to enquire as we may be able to source the size you require.

How to use Japanese Silver Grass in your planting scheme

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Grass can add height to a cottage garden or other informal garden setting. 

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You can use our Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Grass to punctuate borders or add contrast to flower beds. It can also be combined with other low maintenance shrubs. 

Growth rate of Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Grass is an average growing species.

How to care for Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Grass

We recommend combing through your Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Grass in spring to remove any dead foliage and old flower stems and keep a tidy looking appearance. You can find more pruning information in our Advice Section.

Planting density recommendations for Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Grass

Planting density for Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Grass is really down to personal preference. Your Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Grass will look equally as brilliant planted close together or at intervals along the edge of your border.

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Grass is available year-round. We do have more sizes available so if you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for please give us a call.

The vast majority of our grass plants are grown in the UK although every once in a while we may source them from specialised nurseries outside the UK, where we can be certain the quality cannot be rivalled. At best4hedging we always strive to bring you the freshest, highest quality plants whilst keeping our prices competitive, so you can buy grasses from us with complete confidence. 

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