Maiden Grass Morning Light
Morning Light Maiden Grass Easy-Growing, Gorgeous Blooms During Fall and Winter, Perfect for Borders, Rock Gardens and Fence Planting
Morning Light Maiden Grass, also known as Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light', is a beautiful ornamental grass that is popular among gardeners and landscapers. It features narrow, green blades with creamy-white margins and midveins, which create a shimmering silvery appearance when the wind blows through it.
This grass can grow up to 4-5 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide in an upright, rounded fountain-like clump. It is tolerant of a variety of soil types and growing conditions, but it prefers full sun to part shade and well-draining soil.
In late summer, Morning Light Maiden Grass produces coppery-bronze plumes that rise above the foliage, adding a stunning architectural element to any garden or landscape. This grass is versatile and can be used as a specimen plant, in groupings, or as a backdrop to other plants.
Overall, Morning Light Maiden Grass is a low-maintenance, drought-tolerant, and beautiful addition to any garden or landscape.
Free Shipping on Select orders, 100% satisfaction Guarantee. Most orders ship within 1-3 days from the day order is received, once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with tracking information. Approximate Height is measured from top of the pot.
Growing Zones: 5-9 outdoors
|Mature Height:||4-5 ft.|
|Mature Width:||3-4 ft.|
|Sunlight:||Full sun, Part Shade|
|Foliage Color:||Copper Bronze Blooms|
|Uses:||Outdoors, Beds and Borders, Dried Flower, Medium Hedge, Coastal Regions|
|Characteristics:||Deer tolerant, Attracts birds, Year round interest, Cold and Heat tolerant|
|Soil Conditions:||Wide range of soils|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
Maiden grass tolerates and thrive in full sun to partial shade, is often used by professional landscapers due its durability, easy care and low maintenance requirements.
Planting and Care
PLANTING, ideal time for planting your ornamental grass is from early spring to early fall right before frost of winter arrives. select an area with FULL SUN, ornamental grasses are easily grown in a wide range of soils, including clay, alkaline and compacted soils, avoid wet soggy soils, once established grasses are highly adaptable and drought resistant. When planting dig a hole 6-12 inches wider than your new plant's root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is parallel with the ground level, this is very important, planting the plant deeper than the original top soil line may severely damage the tree. Place the plant in the hole and ensure that it is situated upright, use the excavated soil to back fill around the root ball, tamp down to ensure air pockets are eliminated, thoroughly soak with a hose as you fill in the dirt. Take great care to not leave any gaps or air spaces around the root ball. A 2-3 inch layer of organic hardwood mulch is strongly recommended, it will help retain moisture and discourage weed growth. Apply the mulch over the entire planting area.
WATER your ornamental grass regularly during the first 2 months to establish a strong root system, Once your new ornamental grass is established, rainfall should suffice for your grass's watering needs, increase frequency during extremely hot days, you should always verify the top 2-3 inches of soil, if dry to the touch is time to water.
FERTILIZE your plants during spring before new growth begins. Applying a slow-release, 180 days duration, well balance fertilizer is probably the simplest solution and least expensive.
PRUNING Ornamental grasses can be cut back at anytime once the foliage turns brown, however under cool conditions early spring is a good time to trim, cut off about 2/3 of the upper section, most ornamental grasses will regrow fairly quick, providing new blooms by early summer, see more details on how to cut back.
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For garden plants, or plants intended to be planted in the ground, we measure approximate height from top of the pot soil to the top of the plant.
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Yes you can, however most Tropical plants are sensitive to extreme cold conditions, once cold temperatures are expected to fall below freezing it will not be safe to ship life plants, we carefully manage shipping decisions during winter months and determine when is safe to ship, please be advise we may need to hold orders until conditions are appropriate to safely ship the plants.