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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
yellow archangel 'Florentinum'
Galeobdolon argentatum Galeobdolon luteum 'Variegatum'
Lamiastrum galeobdolon subsp. argentatum Lamium galeobdolon subsp. montanum 'Florentinum' Lamium galeobdolon 'Variegatum'
Lamium can be annuals or, more usually, perennials, with coarsely toothed ovate leaves and 2-lipped, tubular flowers borne in whorls forming a short spike
'Florentinum' is a stoloniferous perennial that forms mats of green leaves marked with silver variegation. In early summer, flowering stems bear whorls of hooded, yellow flowers in the leaf axils. Reaches a height of around 60cm
Habit Mat forming
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam, Clay
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Suited to a woodland garden situation where its potentially spreading nature will not be a problem. Will grow in shade and quite dry conditions
Propagate by division in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Ground Cover Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
Wildflower meadow Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Cut back at the end of the season to tidy up straggly plants
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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