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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
Bowles's golden grass
Milium can be annual or perennial grasses, forming clumps of flat, broadly linear leaves, with lax flowering panicles in summer
'Aureum' is a semi-evergreen perennial grass forming loose clumps of arching, soft yellow leaves, with nodding panicles of yellow flowers in early summer
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
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand, Clay
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any 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 seed sown in situ in spring or by division in mid-spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Remove dead foliage and old flowered stems in spring
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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Bowles's golden grass
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