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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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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. tweedyi is an evergreen, rosette-forming perennial with fleshy, obovate leaves to 10cm in length and peach-pink to light yellow flowers 4-6cm in width, on stems to 20cm in length
Western N America
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or East-facing
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, very well-drained, neutral to acid soil in light shade; a gravel top dressing helps to keep foliage dry. Protect from winter wet. Suitable for cultivation in a container in an alpine house
Propagate by seed sown in pots in a cold frame in autumn. Propagate by removing offsets in early summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Rock Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Deadhead after flowering
Pests Prone to aphids under glass and to slugs and snails outdoors
Prone to neck rot in wet conditions
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