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Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'


Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
An ornamental perennial grass forming a thick clump of narrow, arching green leaves neatly edged with white giving an almost light silvery-green effect. Tall spikes of toi-toi like flowers in late summer, cream with a pinkish tone. Found naturally in moist soil in meadow or marshland. However can grow in garden soil in dryish conditions. Good at the back of herbaceous borders, as a screening plant or at the water's edge. Hardy to cold. Cut back deciduous foliage by the end of the winter.

 
Genus
Miscanthus
Species   sinensis
Cultivar   'Morning Light'

Common name
Eulalia

Family name
Gramineae
Place of origin
East Asia


DETAILS
Height
2 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Prefers moist soil / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Sanctuary / Structure / Texture / Whimsical

Grasses, sedges and flaxes.

Category
Large, height over 1.5 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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