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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
bent-style rhododendron Myrtilloides Group
Rhododendron campylogynum 'Myrtilloides' Rhododendron campylogynum var. myrtilloides
Rhododendron can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs or trees, with simple leaves, sometimes with a dense colourful indumentum of hairs on the lower side, and funnel-shaped, bell-shaped or tubular flowers that may be solitary or in short racemes
Myrtilloides Group is a dwarf, evergreen shrub forming a low, spreading mound up to 40cm high. Waxy plum-purple, thimble-shaped flowers appear on long stems all over the plant in late spring
NE India to W China
Habit Mat forming
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Sand, Clay
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained, leafy, humus-rich acid soil in part shade with shelter, suitable for a rock garden in full sun; see rhododendron cultivation
Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer, layering in autumn or grafting in late summer or late winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Ground Cover Low Maintenance
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests May be attacked by vine weevil, rhododendron leafhopper, pieris lacebug, scale insects, caterpillars and aphids
May be affected by various Rhododendron diseases including powdery mildews, rhododendron petal blight, rhododendron bud blast, silver leaf and honey fungus
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