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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
Pelargonium can be perennials, sub-shrubs or shrubs, sometimes succulent and mostly evergreen, with palmately lobed or pinnately divided leaves and clusters of slightly irregular, 5-petalled flowers
Regal pelargoniums are evergreen perennials or subshrubs, bushy in habit, with rounded, often lobed leaves and usually single flowers to 4cm across, borne in clusters in late spring and into summer, in shades of pink, red, orange and purple or white
'Bushfire' is a bushy plant to 50cm, with bright red flowers, each petal with a dark blotch
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 East-facing
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile well-drained soil in partial shade. Remove spent flowers. To overwinter, grow small plants in late summer from cuttings
Take softwood cuttings in summer and overwinter plants in frost free conditions or take softwood cuttings in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Deadhead regularly
Pests Vine weevil, leafhoppers, caterpillars, thrips, fungus gnats and aphids can be troublesome. Glasshouse whitefly can be troublesome
Foot and root rots in wet soils. Grey moulds are often troublesome in wet conditions. A virus may occur, particularly where cultivars are maintained by cuttings
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