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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.
Other common names
Rhodohypoxis are small clump-forming herbaceous perennials with tufts of hairy, narrowly lance-shaped leaves and solitary star-shaped, white, pink, red or purple flowers in summer
R. baurii is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial to 10cm, with narrowly lanceolate, keeled hairy leaves and solitary star-shaped pink to red flowers 2cm in width
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 South-facing
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained, moderately fertile, humus-rich, neutral to acid soil in full sun. Protect from excessive winter wet; can be grown in pots in an alpine house
Propagate by seed sown in pots as soon as ripe or in spring, germinate at 6-12°C. Propagate by division in late autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Prone to glasshouse red spider mite and thrips when grown in an alpine house
Generally disease free
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