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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
hemp agrimony ague weed
andurion bastard agrimony common hemp agrimony Dutch agrimony hemlock parsley hemp weed holy rope Indian ague root water agrimony water hemp
Eupatorium can be annuals, herbaceous perennials, subshrubs or evergreen shrubs, with small tubular flowers borne in terminal panicles or corymbs
E. cannabinum is a vigorous upright perennial with reddish stems, leaves palmately-divided into narrow leaflets, and dense terminal domed clusters of tiny light pink or purple flowers in late 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 West-facing or South-facing or North-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoisturePoorly-drained, Moist but well-drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any moist soil in full sun or partial shade. Can spread quickly, but is very attractive to butterflies and other insects
Propagate by seed sown in containers in cold frame. Divide in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Wildflower meadow Cottage & Informal Garden Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Cut back at end of the season
Pests Slugs and aphids may be a problem
Generally trouble free
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