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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
glory of the snow
Chionodoxa are easily grown dwarf bulbous perennials with narrowly strap-shaped leaves and star-shaped blue flowers in early spring
C. luciliae is a bulbous perennial to 15cm in height, with paired, strap-shaped leaves and starry, white-centred, bright blue flowers 3cm in width, borne in clusters of 2-3 on a leafless stem
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
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Easy to grow in any well-drained soil. Plant 8cm deep in autumn
Propagate by seed, sown in pots in a cold frame when ripe or remove offsets in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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