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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
cat's ear Australian cape weed
Hypochaeris can be annuals or herbaceous perennials forming a basal rosette of leaves, with lax cymes of dandelion-like yellow flowers in summer
H. radicata is a rosette-forming perennial with hairy, oblong leaves with large, sinuate teeth, and bright yellow, dandelion-like flower heads 3-4cm wide on branched, leafless stems in summer and early autumn
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 West-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a wild flower meadow. Leaves can be used as a salad plant in the winter
Propagate by seed
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Wildflower meadow Wildlife Gardens
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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