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We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
Virtually all of the features of the old searches are still available and in addition we have added several new features to create a more comprehensive and user friendly search experience.
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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
deciduous camellia Japanese stewartia
Stewartia are deciduous trees or shrubs, often with attractive peeling bark, ovate leaves and showy white flowers; good autumn colour
S. pseudocamellia is a small deciduous tree to with attractive flaking bark and ovate leaves turning orange and red in autumn. Cupped, 5-petalled, white flowers to 6cm in width borne in the leaf axils
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 or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Sand
Higher than 12 metres
wider than 8 metres
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, moist soil and protect from cold drying winds
Propagate by softwood cuttings in early summer or semi-hardwood cuttings in mid to late summer. Propagate by seed sown outdoors in autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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