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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.
Other common names
Euphorbia chrysocoma var. glaucophylla Euphorbia chrysocoma
Euphorbia can be annuals, perennials, shrubs or succulents, with milky sap and small flowers held within cupped, often colourful bracts
E. sikkimensis is an erect herbaceous perennial with pink young shoots bearing narrow leaves and terminal clusters of bright yellow flower-heads in late summer
Toxicity All parts are poisonous by ingestion, sap may irritate the 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 North-facing or West-facing or South-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist, humus-rich soil in light dappled shade
Propagate by seed sown in pots in a cold frame as soon as ripe or in spring. Propagate by division in early spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds
Pruning Cut back flowering shoots to ground level in late summer or autumn
Pests Generally pest free
May be subject to grey moulds
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