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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
Lewisia can be herbaceous or evergreen perennials forming rosettes of fleshy leaves, with panicles of open funnel-shaped flowers in a wide range of colours in spring and summer
L. cotyledon is a rosette-forming evergreen perennial with fleshy, strap-shaped leaves. Abundant, funnel-shaped purplish-pink, orange, yellow or white flowers 1.5-2.5cm in width are borne in open sprays on stems to 20cm
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 North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, neutral to acid, well-drained soil in full sun or light shade. Suitable for the alpine house, rock garden, or in the crevices of a retaining wall. Protect from winter wet
Propagate by seed or offsets
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by aphids, slugs and snails
May be subject to neck rots in wet conditions
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