Morning Light Miscanthus Maiden Grass

Spectacular Silvery Foliage and Reddish-Bronze Blooms
  • Great for accenting areas of your landscape
  • Plant in masses for great color and texture
  • Insect and disease resistant
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Adding ornamental grasses can soften up areas of the landscape and bring visual appeal to your yard.

Morning Light Grass will definitely brighten up your day!  With its silvery, sharp foliage with shimmery ends, it makes this ornamental grass a real winner!

Each leaf stem of this ornamental grass has a while edge with green in the middle.  This grass has more of a narrow texture compared to other Miscanthus grasses.

As summer turns to fall, look for nice red-bronze colored blooms.  The blooms on top of this grass give it some character and add color to the landscape.  

Morning Light will reach a heights up to 4-6 feet tall and a spread of 2-3 feet wide.  Its drought tolerant and insect and disease resistant.  

Additional Information

Shipping Restriction AZ
Grows in Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun
Soil Type Adaptable, Well-drained
Mature Height 3-4 Feet
Mature Width 4-5 Feet
Drought Tolerance Good
Fall Color Green
Bloom Color Red
Botanical Name Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

How To Care for your new Morning Light Miscanthus Maiden Grass

When planting your Morning Light Miscanthus Grass choose the best location for this plant to thrive.  Be sure to plant this grass in growing zones 5 to 9.  This grass grows best in full sun to part shade.  Miscanthus is adaptable to a variety of soil as long as the soil is well drained.

Water deeply once or twice weekly when newly planted (about 3 months) to help the roots grow properly.  After the first year Miscanthus Sinesis is extrememly drought tolerant and only rarely needs water.  Water thoroughly in extreme heat, especially in the first summer.  Fertilize lightly with a slow release, balanced fertilizer in spring for optimal growth.  Prune back Morning Light Miscanthus to about 4-6 inches in late winter or early spring before new growth emerges.  

Miscanthus grass is extremely hardy as well as pest and disease resistant.  It is also deer, rabbit, pollution, and salt tolerant.


Planting Directions

Step 1:

Unpack all of your plants right away! Look for the perfect location. Make sure you are planting in the correct light conditions.

Step 2:

Dig a hole twice the width of the root ball. Position your plant in the hole. Make sure the top of the root ball is slightly higher than the original grade of the bed. Also check to make sure it is straight from all sides.

Step 3:

Fill up hole with water before placing new plant in hole in order to saturate the surrounding soil.  Once the water is absorbed place your plant in the hole and water thoroughly.  


Planting a shrub digging the hole

Step 4:

Mix the potting soil and the soil removed from the hole. Start by backfilling soil around the root ball. Carefully pack in the soil to remove any air pockets. Water plant thoroughly again until the soil will not hold any more water. This will ensure that your new plant will be a success.

Step 5:

Fertilize around your plant with the amount recommended on the package. Our special Fertilizer contains all of the nutrients to keep your plants growing and healthy. Repeat every 3 months.

Step 6:

Finish up by mulching around your new plant.  Apply 1-2 inches of mulch around the plant and plant bed. Mulch will help keep the soil moist and keep weeds out.

Step 7:

Keep watered with a hose every 2-3 days for 2 weeks. This is critical for plant survival. In the third week, begin to water as needed depending on the weather. Always check by placing your finger under the mulch to see if the soil is moist.


Shipping and Delivery

Most orders ship next business day.  Please allow 1-3 business day to process and pack your order for shipping.  View the shipping map below.  Please note that shipping times on the map below are not guaranteed.  

West coast orders on plants will be held until the following Monday to prevent additional transit time on sensitive plants.  Your plants will be carefully packaged and shipped using Fedex, UPS, or USPS.   

You will receive a confirmation via email when the carrier picks up your shipment.  Delivery emails are also sent when your package arrives.  As soon as your package arrives, It is important to open your boxes and water your new plants thoroughly.

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Each plant is carefully hand selected and packaged making sure that they will arrive ready to plant! 

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I ordered three of these grasses. They were quite large and so pretty!
November 27, 2015
Nice sizes
The grasses that I ordered were well maintained and packaged extremely well. I will be back for more plants from this nursery!
May 24, 2016
Did exactly what you said. I planted 4 of these grasses on my back patio. They are doing great and my company has even commented on it. Thanks for the help.
June 5, 2016
Great products
They were very full and packed very well. About 2-3 feet
August 16, 2016
1 year ago
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I have others in my garden. It grows well and doesn't need a lot of pampering.
Lola N on Jun 20, 2017
Had them before and loved them. Fast growing, no maintenance, hardy and weeds don't grow near/under them.
feeneyvj on May 17, 2017
I have others in my garden. It grows well and doesn't need a lot of pampering.
Lola N on Jun 20, 2017
Debra B on Jun 6, 2017
Had them before and loved them. Fast growing, no maintenance, hardy and weeds don't grow near/under them.
feeneyvj on May 17, 2017
Its a great grass for my berm
Anthony D on Aug 5, 2016
Debra B on Jun 6, 2017
Its a great grass for my berm
Anthony D on Aug 5, 2016
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