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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
mayflower rue anemone
Anemonella are small, clump-forming tuberous perennials with fern-like, divided leaves and small clusters of cup-shaped flowers in spring and early summer
A. thalictroides is a perennial making a spreading clump to 10cm tall, with divided, blue-green leaves and anemone-like white flowers 2cm wide in spring and early summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil in part shade. Tubers may rot in very wet soils.
Propagate by seed sown in containers in a cold frame as soon as ripe. Divide young plants in early spring.
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
Cottage & Informal Garden Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required.
Pests Susceptible to damage from slugs
Generally disease free.
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