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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
golden Japanese forest grass
Hakonechloa is a deciduous perennial grass forming a compact tuft of arching stems bearing linear leaves, with arching flower panicles in late summer and autumn
'Alboaurea' is an elegant deciduous grass with arching stems to 25cm tall, bearing narrow leaves striped with creamy-white and yellow, often turning reddish in autumn, and insignificant pale green flowers in late 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 North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Easy to grow in most moist, humus-rich, well-drained fertile soils in sun or partial shade
Propagate by division in mid-spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Rock Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Cut back old, flowered stems and dead foliage at the bases in late winter
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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golden Japanese forest grass
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