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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.
Other common names
rock lily New Zealand fringed lily
Arthropodium are rhizomatous perennials with evergreen or deciduous linear to lance-shaped leaves and panicles or racemes of small, star-shaped flowers
A. cirratum is an evergreen perennial forming a clump of glossy, narrowly lance-shaped leaves, grey-green on the lower surface, with loose sprays of small, starry white flowers in early 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
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile well-drained soil in full sun; best grown at the base of a warm sunny wall in frost-prone areas. Under glass grow in loam based potting compost (JI No.2) with added sharp sand, in full light. Water moderately in growth and apply liquid fertiliser monthly and water sparingly in winter
Propagate by seed in containers in a cold frame in autumn or early spring. Divide in spring. Overwinter young plants under glass
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Wall-side Borders Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
City & Courtyard Gardens
Pruning No pruning required
Pests New growth is particularly vulnerable to slugs and snails
Generally disease free
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