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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
phlox 'Luc's Lilac'
Phlox paniculata 'Luc's Lilac' Phlox 'Luc's Lilac'
Phlox may be evergreen or herbaceous, mat-forming or erect perennials or shrubs, with simple leaves and salver-shaped flowers in terminal clusters
'Luc's Lilac' is a perennial to 1.2m in height with oval green leaves and a neat growth habit. Flowers, appearing in midsummer, are a lovely soft pinky-lilac and are lightly scented
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 or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Easy to grow in most fertile, moist soils
Propagate by division in spring or autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Deadhead to promote flowering and cut back in autumn
Pests Generally pest free
May be subject to a downy mildew and a leaf spot
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