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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
great wood-rush 'Aurea'
Luzula sylvatica 'Hohe Tatra'
Luzula are evergreen perennials, sometimes stoloniferous, with flat, linear leaves and tiny brown flowers in dense or lax clusters in spring or summer
'Aurea' is a vigorous evergreen perennial forming a loose clump of narrow, glossy leaves which are bright greenish-yellow in winter and spring, later becoming greener; tiny brown flowers are borne in loose clusters in late spring and early summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any poor to moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. Intolerant of full sun on poor dry soil but will tolerate sun if soil is constantly moist
Propagate by division in late spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Ground Cover
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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