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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
Juncus effusus 'Spiralis' Juncus effusus 'Spiralis' dwarf
Scirpus lacustris 'Spiralis'
Juncus can be annuals, deciduous or evergreen perennials, forming clumps of narrow, often cylindrical leaves, with clusters of small brown flowers borne on leaf-like stems in summer
J. effusus f. spiralis is an evergreen perennial forming a clump of corkscrew-like, spirally curled, leafless stems, occasionally with small clusters of brown flowers in summer
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 or East-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Grow in permanently moist, acid soil in sun or partial shade. May also be grown in very shallow water at pool margins
Propagate by division from mid-spring to early summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
Cottage & Informal Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Remove dead foliage and old flowered stems in spring
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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