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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
wood anemone lady's nightcap
moonflower nightcaps old woman's nest wind-flower wood crowfoot wood windflower
Anemone nemorosa mixed
Anemone are herbaceous perennials with fibrous, rhizomatous or tuberous rootstocks, palmately lobed leaves and saucer-shaped, usually 5-petalled flowers
A. nemorosa is a dwarf herbaceous perennial to 20cm in height, with a slender rhizome and deeply cut leaves. Solitary flowers with about 7 white petals, sometimes flushed pink on reverse
Toxicity Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset
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
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Clay
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained humus-rich soil. Drier conditions may be tolerated when dormant
Propagate by seed, sowing them in containers in a cold frame when ripe or separate the rhizomes in spring when the foliage has died back
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
Cottage & Informal Garden Wildflower meadow Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Susceptible to leaf eelworms and damage from caterpillars and slugs
May be infected by powdery mildews
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