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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
variegated bishop's weed variegated goutweed
Aegopodium are fast-spreading rhizomatous perennials with elder-like leaves and rounded heads of small white flowers in summer
'Variegata' is a deciduous perennial rapidly forming an extensive mat of white-margined leaves, with rather insignificant white flowers in early summer
Habit Mat forming
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
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAlkaline, Acid, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
A handsome plant for a container, grown in isolation. Not suitable for open ground other than in a wild area. Keep the soil moist to prevent leaf scorch. Sun or part shade is ideal
Propagate by division in spring or autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Ground Cover Banks and Slopes
Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning None required
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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