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All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum
temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
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.
'Holmstrup' is a rather slow-growing evergreen conifer making a medium-sized shrub of dense conical habit. Foliage rich green, sometimes tinged bronze at the tips in winter, in upright sprays
'Amber Glow' is a compact, slow-growing conifer, forming a dense ball to 50cm tall and wide. Its sprays of flattened, scale-like leaves are coloured golden-yellow to yellow-green and turn an orange-yellow colour in autumn and winter
'Smaragd' is an evergreen conifer making a slow-growing conical shrub with erect sprays of bright green foliage
'Danica' is a slow-growing, evergreen, dwarf coniferous shrub forming a dense, globose bush of bright green upright sprays of foliage, tinged bronze in winter
'Rheingold' is a slow-growing bushy evergreen conifer making a medium-sized shrub of ovoid outline. Bronze-tinged, amber-yellow foliage, becoming more richly-coloured in winter
'Golden Tuffet' is a very slow-growing conifer, eventually up to 60cm high and 80cm wide, with juvenile foliage which is green in the centre of the plant but mostly golden orange, yellow-edged in summer, and bronzed in winter
Last-listed in the RHS Plant Finder in 2001
This plant is listed in the RHS Plant Finder book. At present our information about this plant is limited to a list of the nurseries that supply it. In time we will be adding more details including a description, growing information, advice and photographs.
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Last-listed in the RHS Plant Finder in 2006
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