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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
tufted hair grass 'Goldschleier'
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Golden Veil' Deschampsia cespitosa
Deschampsia can be deciduous or evergreen, tufted grasses with linear or thread-like leaves and open flowering panicles in summer
'Goldschleier' is a tuft-forming evergreen perennial with dark, bluish-green leaves. It produces golden-yellow flowers with a silvery sheen from late spring to summer that are followed by long-lasting plumes giving good autumn display
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 East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Grows well in well-drained to moist but well-drained, humus-rich soils in partial shade or full sun if the soil is not prone to drying out. See also ornamental grasses cultivation
Propagate by division in mid-spring, divide into larger sections
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Ground Cover Low Maintenance
Prairie Planting Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Remove faded flower stems in early spring and comb out damaged foliage. If necessary try renovating by cutting back close the ground in early spring before growth resumes
Pests Generally pest free
May be affected by a rust
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