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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
Alchemilla grandiflora hort.
Alchemilla are perennials with palmately lobed basal leaves and sprays of tiny, yellow or greenish flowers
A. mollis is an herbaceous perennial forming a clump of softly hairy, light green leaves with scalloped and toothed edges. Small, bright yellow flowers are borne in large sprays just above the foliage. Often seeds freely
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 East-facing or West-facing or North-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand, Clay
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Will tolerate any soil so long as there is some moisture; suitable for sun or partial shade. Prone to self-seeding.
Propagate by seed in pots in a cold frame in spring or by division in spring or autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers Banks and Slopes Garden Edging Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
Gravel Garden Wildflower meadow Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Once the flowers and foliage become untidy from late summer onwards, shear off and new foliage will appear
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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