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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
prayer plant rabbit tracks
Maranta are evergreen, rhizomatous perennials with blunt, broadly elliptic leaves often attractively marked or veined in contrasting colours; insignificant small white flowers are borne in racemes just above the foliage
M. leuconeura var. kerchoveana is an evergreen perennial to 30cm in height, forming a clump of broad, oval mid-green leaves with grey-green markings and conspicuous brown blotches either side of the midrib. Flowers white, insignificant
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow outdoors in well-drained soil in partial or deep shade in a sheltered, frost-free area. Grow under glass in loam-less or loam-based compost in bright filtered light in half-pots or pans to accommodate their shallow root system. Provide high humidity
Propagate by seed, division or take basal cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by glasshouse red spider mite and mealybugs
Generally disease free
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