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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
Epimedium are rhizomatous perennials with evergreen or deciduous, ternately or pinnately divided leaves, and open sprays of small, bowl-shaped flowers, often with prominent spurs, in mid to late spring
'Frohnleiten' is a strong-growing evergreen plant with leathery leaves composed of up to five ovate leaflets, and sprays of bright yellow flowers 2cm wide, held well above the foliage
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil in partial shade; shelter from cold, dry winds. Can tolerate some sun if soil remains moist.
Propagate by division in autumn or after flowering
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Foliage is truly evergreen so no need to cut back
Pests Prone to vine weevils
May be affected by a virus
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