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Variegated Maiden Grass – Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light’

Take a look with us at one of our beautiful ornamental grasses, Miscanthus sinensis, “Morning Light’.

Above: Mutablis Rose, Miscanthus, Mexican Feather Grass,and Salvii gregii in our spring garden.  Don't you like the way the children's uniforms compliment the garden colors?

Above: Mutablis Rose, Miscanthus, Mexican Feather Grass,and Salvii gregii in our spring garden. Don’t you like the way the children’s uniforms compliment the garden colors?

In the summer its variegated leaves glisten.

Above: Summer time view of Miscanthus Morning Light

Above: Summer time view of Miscanthus Morning Light

In the Winter the grass turns brown and brightens the sky with its tawny panicles.

Above: Winter Version of Miscanthus

Above: Winter Version of Miscanthus

The panicles glow in morning light.

Above: Wintery Miscanthus Panicles

Above: Wintery Miscanthus Panicles

Alas, there is a season for everything and even grasses must be sheared.

To learn more about a new grass pruning method click here.

And don’t grow weary, Morning Light will come again.

Ann

Pictures by Starla

One response »

  1. Hey, this grass is lovely, and I want to say thank you for the Vegetable Garden Journal! Did you mulch or cover the onions, potatoes, lettuce, etc, that you planted so early, or did we have a milder winter last year?

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