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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
mugwort [Oriental Limelight]
Artemisia vulgaris 'Limelight' Artemisia vulgaris 'Oriental Limelight'
Artemisia 'Oriental Limelight'
Artemisia can be shrubs, perennials or annuals, evergreen or deciduous, with usually grey, aromatic, often divided foliage and rather insignificant flower-heads
Oriental Limelight is an upright, bushy herbaceous perennial. The aromatic foliage has ragged edges and is bright green generously splashed with creamy-yellow. The insignificant flowers appear in late 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 North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained, fertile soil in sun or partial shade. Can be invasive
Divide in spring or autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Remove all flowers to prevent self-seeding. Cut down to ground level in autumn
Pests Generally problem free
Generally problem free
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