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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
burro's tail donkey tail
donkey's tail horse's tail lamb's tail
Sedum may be annuals or herbaceous or evergreen perennials with succulent stems and leaves and clusters of small, star-shaped flowers in summer or autumn
S. morganianum is an evergreen succulent with trailing stems to 30cm or longer, bearing overlapping, lance-shaped, fleshy glaucous blue-green leaves and clusters of small, starry reddish purple flowers
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 North-facing
pHNeutral, Alkaline, Acid
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass in a mixture of 3 parts loam-based compost to 1 part leaf mould and 2 parts grit in full light and with good ventilation. When in growth water moderately and apply a half strength liquid fertilizer every month. Water sparingly in winter
Propagate by seed sown at 15 -184ºC in early spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by aphids, mealybugs, scale insects and vine weevil
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