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Gardens featuring: Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' / Morning Light Silver Grass

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Family: Poaceae

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The 'Morning Light' is also a taller variety, growing to 6'-8' tall and 4'-5' wide. It has delicate feathery plumes and very thin graceful leaves. This is a variegated form with white leaf margins that shimmer in sun. It should receive sun to part shade, and average watering but more during hot spells. This plant looks better with more irrigation. Tall grasses are highly combustible.  Information by: GardenSoft

Anatomy

Plant Type

Grass

Height Range

6-12'

Width Range

3-6'

Flower Color

Red

Flower Season

Summer, Fall

Leaf Color

Green, Silver, White, Variegated

Bark Color

n/a

Fruit Color

n/a

Fruit Season

n/a

Culture

Sun

Full, Half

Water

Medium

Growth Rate

Moderate

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral

Adverse Factors

n/a

Sunset Zones

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

Salt Ocean Spray, Heat, Deer

Design

Design Styles

Formal, Japanese, Ranch, Seascape, Water Garden, Wild Garden

Accenting Features

Unusual Foliage

Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

Location Uses

Background, Perennial Border, Shrub Border, Foundation, Patio, Park, Walls / Fences

Special Uses

Container, Screen, Mass Planting, Naturalizing

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

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