The Plant Company

Bringing your garden to life


01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Tuesday-Friday, 9:00-17:30.
Closed public holidays.


The Plants

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

silver grass

Photo of Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'


Miscanthus 'Morning Light' is a graceful, ornamental grass with slender green leaves with cream margins. If it has been a hot dry summer it will produce pink flushed panicles of flowers from October to early spring A beautiful grass which creates a haze of silvery light when placed in either sun or shade.


  • Grasses

Award of Garden Merit

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Medium growing


  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Cottage style garden
  • Contemporary style garden
  • Japanese style garden
  • Specimen

Special features

  • Low maintenance
  • Winter interest
  • Autumn interest
  • Architectural

Care instructions

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Cut down to the ground in late winter, before the new foliage appears Dislikes winter wet.


Size: Medium

Pot size: 2 litre

Eventual height: 150cm

Eventual spread: 100cm


  • Light shade
  • Sun


  • South
  • East
  • West

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal
  • Clay

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline