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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
angular Solomon's seal 'Variegatum'
Polygonatum are rhizomatous herbaceous perennials with erect or arching stems bearing glossy, elliptic leaves and pendent, tubular or bell-shaped flowers, sometimes followed by black or red berries
'Variegatum' makes a spreading clump of arching stems to 1m tall, with lance-shaped, cream-edged leaves to 15cm long, and small clusters of slightly fragrant, green-tipped, cream flowers in late spring and early summer
Toxicity All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested
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 East-facing or West-facing or North-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in full sun, partial shade or shade
Propagate by division in spring taking care not to damage young brittle shoots
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut back to the base in late autumn
Pests May be attacked by slugs and sawflies
Generally disease free
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