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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Levisticum are upright perennials with pinnately divided, strongly aromatic, leaves and small greenish-yellow flowers in large umbels in summer
L. officinale is a hairless, celery-scented perennial to 2m in height, with dark green, 2- to 3-pinnate leaves and yellow-green flowers in summer, followed by aromatic seeds
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Will tolerate most soils but prefers, deep, fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun
Propagate by seed or division in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Cut back in autumn
Pests Can get leaf-mining flies
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