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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
Medinilla are evergreen shrubs or woody climbers, with simple, leathery leaves and often pendulous sprays of whtie or pink flowers, sometimes subtended by showy pink bracts
M. magnifica is an upright epiphytic shrub with leathery, broadly ovate, pale-veined, deep green leaves to 30cm long and, in summer, arching panicles of pink flowers 2.5cm across, with showy pink basal bracts
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
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass in loam-based potting compost (JI No 2) in bright filtered light, or full light with shade from hot sun. Provide high humidity by placing on an upturned saucer in a tray with moist gravel. Water moderately in growth and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly. Water sparingly in winter
Propagate by seed, softwood cuttings in spring or semi-ripe cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 9
Pests scale insect may be a nuisance
Generally disease free
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