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Morning Light Maiden Grass

A Graceful Addition to Any Landscape


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  • flowering dateSeptember - October (Fall)
  • hardiness zone5-9
  • height4 - 5 feet
  • restricted statesAE AK AZ CA GU HI ID MT NV OR PR UT WA
  • ship asJUMBO 1G
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Striking variegated foliage captures light beautifully
  • Creates a strong visual presence with upright, arching form
  • Drought tolerant; resists deer and rabbits

Morning Light Maiden Grass is a distinguished ornamental grass that brings structure and grace to any garden space. Awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit, this plant is celebrated for its delicate appearance and robust qualities. It's an ideal choice for gardeners looking to create a low-maintenance but visually stunning garden environment. With its unique characteristics and adaptability, Morning Light Maiden Grass makes gardening both simple and beautiful.

Elegant Variegated Foliage Adds Visual Interest: Morning Light Maiden Grass features narrow leaves with white variegated margins that catch the light, creating a shimmering effect in the breeze. This variegation adds depth and texture to your garden, making it a focal point throughout the growing season. Its subtle beauty complements many garden styles and pairs well with both bold and pastel blooms.

Architectural Form Enhances Garden Design: The strong upright growth and arching fountain form of Morning Light Maiden Grass provide a striking silhouette that enhances garden design. This structural element is particularly effective in creating dynamic landscapes, offering height and movement that many other plants cannot match. It's perfect for adding interest to borders or as a standalone feature in a minimalist garden setting.

Resilient and Easy to Care For: Adaptability is key with Morning Light Maiden Grass. It tolerates light shade, making it versatile for various planting locations. Additionally, it's deer and rabbit resistant, which ensures that it remains lush and unspoiled. Its drought tolerance also means it thrives in dryer conditions, requiring less watering than many other garden plants, making it ideal for eco-friendly gardening.

Product Details

  • botanical nameMiscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'
  • flowering dateSeptember - October (Fall)
  • flower colorRed
  • flower formPlumes
  • foliage typeVery fine variegated green and silver striped foliage. Graceful, arching habit.
  • formPerennial
  • growth rateMedium
  • hardiness zone5-9
  • height4 - 5 feet
  • planting instructionsPlant the top of rootball at soil level and 36" apart.
  • pruningCut to base in late winter or early spring.
  • restricted statesAE AK AZ CA GU HI ID MT NV OR PR UT WA
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship asJUMBO 1G
  • soil requirementAverage. Plants like fertile soil
  • spacing36 inches
  • spread36 inches
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • watering requirementAverage water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • winter careMulch +/- 2"

Shipping Schedule

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2024 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-4B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5A 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
6A & 6B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
7A 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
7B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
8A & 8B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
9A-9B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
10A-10B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 6B: 10/21/24
Zones 7A - 10B: 11/4/24

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