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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
Anemone japonica Anemone × elegans
Anemone are herbaceous perennials with fibrous, rhizomatous or tuberous rootstocks, palmately lobed leaves and saucer-shaped, usually 5-petalled flowers
A. x hybrida is a vigorous, erect, woody-based perennial with suckering shoots and mid-green leaves with three oval leaflets. Branched stems bear sprays of semi-double, pale pink flowers to 9cm across from late summer to mid-autumn
Toxicity Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset, contact may irritate skin. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling
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
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Will grow in any garden soil but avoid excessive winter wet, dislikes being moved around. Can spread rapidly once established
Propagate by division in early spring or autumn, or propagate by root cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut back in late autumn
Pests Prone to slugs and caterpillars
Powdery mildews may be a problem
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