Morning Light Miscanthus (Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light’)

Morning Light Miscanthus


What is Morning Light Miscanthus

Strong & Stunning Ornamental Grass

Searching for an ornamental grass that shows off a contrasting color display in summer? Look no further than Morning Light Miscanthus!

Hardy and adaptable to most soils, the Morning Light Miscanthus is a robust and reliable grower for your landscape. Planted in containers for a unique look or lining fences, walls, walkways and more, this variety will give your landscape the interest you’ve been longing for!

Its voluminous green foliage will fill in any gaps in your garden, giving a complete ornamental look to any space you’re building out and providing long-lasting color and texture. Its boasts beautiful, green-silver foliage with red-bronze blooms appearing in fall for instant, eye-catching brightness.

What’s more is that this grass is drought tolerant and both insect and disease resistant, making for an easy-care and reliable garden addition that not only looks good but can be trusted!

When you buy your plants from, you can be confident you’re receiving carefully grown, meticulously maintained products. From the moment your trees and shrubs arrive at your door, they’ll be ready to thrive with superior root systems and top quality performance.

Don’t wait–order your very own Morning Light Miscanthus today and watch it come to life!

Note: If you purchase this grass in fall-winter, it may be cut back for the plant’s health. If your grass is cut back, don’t worry–it will grow even happier and healthier next spring!

Morning Light Miscanthus (Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light') Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

How to Grow and Care for Morning Light Miscanthus

Morning Light Miscanthus (Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light’) Growing Requirements

Hardiness zone 5-9 outdoors


Plant in an area with full sun (6-8 hours of sunlight per day). Select a location with well-drained soil and dig a hole that’s large enough to accommodate your plant’s root ball.

After you’ve planted, mulch the surrounding area and water to settle the roots.


Water weekly, or more often in extreme heat or drought. If you plant your grass in containers, you’ll also want to water more frequently. Check the soil and water when soil is dry to the touch two inches down.


Prune your grass down to the ground in late winter, just before new growth appears.

Morning Light Miscanthus (Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light’) Details

Common name Morning Light Miscanthus
Botanical name Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'
Plant type Shrubs, Hedges
Hardiness zone 5-9 outdoors
Growth rate Medium
Height 4-5 ft.
Width 3-4 ft.