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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
spider lily 'Osprey'
Tradescantia virginiana 'Osprey' Tradescantia × andersoniana 'Osprey'
Tradescantia can be trailing or tufted perennials with usually fleshy, evergreen foliage and distinctive, 3-petalled flowers
'Osprey' is a clump-forming, densely leafy perennial to 60cm, with narrow-lanceolate leaves and small clusters of blue-eyed white flowers 3-4cm across
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 Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Chalk
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, moist soil in full sun or partial shade. May need staking
Propagate by division in spring or autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Pruning After flowering cut back flowered stems to prevent seeding and to encourage further flowers
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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