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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
blue flax perennial flax
lint bells prairie flax
Linum can be annuals, biennials evergreen or herbaceous perennials or shrubs, with clusters of funnel-shaped flowers over a long period in spring or summer
L. perenne is a semi-evergreen perennial with narrow blue-green leaves and pale blue saucer-shaped flowers, about 2.5cm across, in summer
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 West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in very well-drained soil in full sun; heat tolerant and good for hot, dry locations
Propagate by seed or stem tip cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by slugs, snails and aphids
Generally disease free
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