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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
grape hyacinth 'Mount Hood'
Muscari aucheri 'Mount Hood'
Muscari are bulbous perennials with linear or strap-shaped leaves and small bell-shaped, tubular or urn-shaped flowers borne in a dense raceme on an erect leafless stem
'Mount Hood' is a deciduous, bulbous perennial, to 20cm tall, with green, strap-like leaves. Densely packed conical flower spikes are borne in spring and comprise tubular flowers coloured blue at the base and middle of the spike and white at the top
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
SoilChalk, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Plant 10cm deep in groups, in moderately fertile, moist, but well drained soil in full sun. To retain vigour, lift congested clumps and divide when dormant in autumn
Propagate from seed in containers in a cold frame in autumn. Divide clumps and plant divisions separately in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds
Coastal Gravel Garden Rock Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Remove old flower stems and dead foliage in summer
Pests Generally trouble free
Can be prone to a virus
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