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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
variegated bloody stromanthe 'Triostar'
Stromanthe are evergreen rhizomatous herbaceous perennials with simple, lance-shaped to ovate leaves and racemes or panicles of cup-shaped white, yellow or red flowers with showy bracts, in winter, spring or summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect East-facing or North-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass in a peat free or loam-based potting compost in bright, filtered light. Water freely when in growth, maintain high humidity and apply a low nitrogen liquid fertiliser every 2 or 3 weeks. Water moderately in winter
Propagate by division in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning None required
Pests Glasshouse red spider mite can be a nuisance
Generally disease free
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