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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
Shasta daisy max daisy
Chrysanthemum maximum misapplied Chrysanthemum superbum
Leucanthemum maximum misapplied
Leucanthemum are robust herbaceous perennials with narrowly oblong leaves and daisy-like flower-heads with white rays
L. x superbum is a robust, clump-forming perennial with thick, narrow, dark green leaves. From early summer to early autumn bears solitary, single or double, white flower heads up to 10cm across with yellow centres
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 East-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade; plants may need support (see staking perennials)
Propagate by division in early spring or late summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
Cottage & Informal Garden Wildflower meadow
Pruning Deadhead regularly then cut stems down to the ground in winter
Pests Can get aphids and leaf and bud eelworms
Generally disease free
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