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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.
'Hameln' is a clump-forming perennial grass with arching linear leaves and cylindrical panicles of bristly, purple-tinged spikelets in late summer
P. alopecuroides is grass forming a dense clump of narrow leaves to 60cm long, turning pale brown in winter, with tall stems bearing softly hairy, oblong, green to purple inflorescences in late summer and early autumn
'Woodside' is a clump-forming grass with narrow dark green leaves to 60cm long, turning buff in winter, and oblong panicles of pinkish-purple flowers in late summer and early autumn
Last-listed in the RHS Plant Finder in 2005
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 2015
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