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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.
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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
Sycopsis are evergreen or semi-evergreen trees and shrubs with leathery, oval or oblong leaves and small clusters of petal-less flowers in spring
S. sinensis is a large, semi-evergreen shrub with upright branches and dark green, leathery leaves up to 10cm long. In spring, short, dense clusters of brown-felted buds open to reveal petal-less flowers with red anthers and yellow filaments
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 West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained, humus-rich, acid or neutral soil in sun or semi-shade, protected from cold, drying winds
Propagate by seed sown as soon as ripe, or by semi-ripe cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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