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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
Miscanthus can be deciduous or evergreen grasses with tufted or spreading habit, erect stems bearing arching, linear leaves and terminal panicles of silky spikelets in late summer or autumn
'Strictus' is a compact, clump-forming deciduous grass with erect, rather spiky foliage cross-banded with yellow, and crinkly silver flowering plumes to 2m tall in mid 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 North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Protect from excessive winter wet
Propagate by seed sown in pots in a cold frame in spring or by division in spring. Can be slow to establish
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Remove dead foliage and old flowered stems in spring
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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