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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
Perovskia are deciduous subshrubs with aromatic, deeply divided, grey-green leaves and large, open panicles of small tubular blue flowers from late summer
P. atriplicifolia is a bushy, woody-based deciduous perennial to 1.2m tall, with upright white stems bearing finely divided grey-green leaves to 5cm long, and long terminal panicles of tiny blue flowers in late summer and early autumn
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
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained, poor to moderately fertile soil in full sun, tolerant of dry chalky soil and coastal conditions
Propagate by softwood cuttings in late spring or semi-ripe cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Drought Resistant
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden
Pruning Pruning group 6
Pests Generally trouble free
Genrerally trouble free
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