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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.
'Golden Mop' is an evergreen dwarf conifer making a small, rounded shrub. Foliage golden-yellow, cord-like in short sprays
'Squarrosa Sulphurea' is an upright conifer to 5m, with soft, needle-like juvenile foliage which is pale yellow in summer, becoming greyish in winter
'Boulevard' is an evergreen conifer forming a large, dense conical shrub to 8m, with soft, silvery blue-grey foliage, often tinged purple in winter. More attractive when young
'Plumosa Compressa' is a slow-growing, dwarf conifer forming a rounded bush with a flattened top and reaching a height of 90cm. The densely-packed feathery branchlets of green needles, tipped a creamy-yellow, are soft to the touch and appear moss-like on young plants
'Sungold' is a slow-growing, mound-forming, small coniferous shrub to 3m tall and wide. The thin, thread-like foliage held on stringy, weeping branches emerges golden-yellow before eventually maturing to a lime-green colour
'Filifera Aurea' is a slow-growing evergreen conifer making a large broadly conical shrub of open habit, with gracefully weeping, cord-like, golden-yellow foliage in short tufts and longer unbranched shoots
Listed in the RHS Plant Finder
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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