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Common Name
MISCANTHUS sinensis Morning Light


Morning Light

Very narrow leaves with neat silver margins. Reddish flowers – only flowers in N. Europe in hot summers. Foliage Ht. 80cm. Sp 60cm. Sun or part shade. Wonderful in large pot. Also good in gravel. Perhaps my favourite foliage plant. AGM


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Plant Details: MISCANTHUS sinensis Morning Light


Species: sinensis

Variety: Morning Light

Common name: Miscanthus

Family: Poaceae

Origin: China

Flower colour: Red

Flower month: Sep, Oct

Flower scent: None

Foliage colour: Green, Silver, Variegated

Autumn leaf colour: Silver

Winter leaf colour: Brown

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Well drained soil

Aspect: Part Shade, Sun

Evergreen: Deciduous

Cut flower: Yes

Height: 80

Spread: 60

Flower type: Single

Flower attribute: Showy

Flower style: Dainty Foliage Habit

Leaf colour: Green, Silver, Variegated

Seed month: Nov, Dec

Seed colour: Silver

Self: NO

Container: None

Naturalising: YES

Winter grow conditions: O

Compost: P

Year of introduction: YES

Web rating: Michael Loftus rating 10/10

Special uses: Rabbit Proof

Pot Size: 1 litre

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