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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
Leontodon are herbaceous perennials with a basal rosette of entire or pinnately lobed leaves, and simple or branched stems bearing yellow flowerheads in summer or autumn
L. hispidus is a perennial forming a rosette of coarsely hairy, lobed leaves, with leafless, unbranched stalks bearing yellow, dandelion-like flower heads 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
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Often grown as a wildflower in grassy habitats and best grown in an open situation in well-drained alkaline soil with full sun
Propagate by seed in spring or by division in spring
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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