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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
rock cress 'Frühlingszauber'
Arabis blepharophylla 'Spring Charm' Arabis blepharophylla
Arabis can be annuals or evergreen perennials, usually mat-forming, with simple leaves and racemes of 4-petalled white, pink or purple flowers.
'Frühlingszauber' is a mat-forming, short-lived evergreen perennial often grown as an annual, with rosettes of mid-green leaves and short racemes of fragrant, deep purplish-pink flowers in late spring
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 South-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any well-drained soil in full sun
Propagate by seed sown in autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Garden Edging
Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Rock Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Gravel Garden
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests May be attacked by aphids and arabis midge
Susceptible to a downy mildew and white blister
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