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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
Chinese evergreen 'Silver Queen'
Aglaonema commutatum 'Silver Queen' Aglaonema nitidum 'Silver Queen'
Aglaonema treubyi 'Silver Queen'
Aglaonema are rhizomatous evergreen perennials with short stems bearing long-stalked, often attractively variegated leaves and rather insignificant, greenish or cream flowering spathes
'Silver Queen' is an evergreen perennial of upright habit to 40cm in height, with handsome silvery lance-shaped leaves marbled with darker green; flowers seldom produced
Toxicity Ingestion may cause severe discomfort
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
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass. Water moderately as excess water will lead to stem rot
Propagate from basal shoots or by division
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Can get mealybugs
Generally disease free
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