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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
St Bernard's lily 'Major'
Phalangium liliago var. major
Anthericum are deciduous fleshy-rooted perennials with linear basal leaves and erect stems bearing lax racemes or panicles of starry or trumpet-shaped flowers in spring or summer, followed by brown seed capsules
A. liliago 'Major' is an erect herbaceous perennial with clumps of narrow grey-green leaves and trumpet-shaped white flowers 2-3cm in width, in narrow racemes
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 East-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Ideally this should be grown in soil that is moist but well-drained in summer and well-drained over winter, this provides the fleshy roots with moisture in summer yet allows it to overwinter. Full sun is essential.
Propagate by seed sown in pots in a cold frame in spring or autumn or propagate by division in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Seed spikes are attractive and can be left, but cut them back if you want to prevent self-seeding
Pests Prone to slugs and snails
Generally disease free
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