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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
London pride 'Primuloides'
Saxifraga can be annuals, biennials, evergreen or herbaceous perennials, mostly mat-forming in habit, with simple or palmately lobed leaves and starry or rounded flowers which may be solitary of in panicles or cymes
Gymnopera section saxifrages are perennials forming rosettes of evergreen leaves, with leafless stems bearing panicles of small, 5-petalled flowers
'Primuloides' is a mat-forming evergreen perennial with rosettes of spoon-shaped dark green, scalloped leaves and erect stems to 20cm tall, with panicles of starry white flowers, spotted with red, in summer
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 North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Easy to grow in any type of soil or situation but ideal for deep or partial shade
Pot up the offsets in spring; cultivars will not come true from seed
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Garden Edging Ground Cover Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Rock Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Glasshouse red spider mite, aphids, vine weevil, slugs and snails may be a problem
Generally trouble free
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