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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
Tellima are clump-forming herbaceous perennials with rounded, lobed leaves and small, fringed, bell-shaped flowers in upright racemes
T. grandiflora is a compact perennial forming a tidy clump of bluntly lobed, rounded leaves, with erect racemes to 75cm tall of small, cream, sometimes fragrant flowers in late spring and early summer; flowers often fade to light red
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 North-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Prefers a humus-rich, moisture retentive soil in partial shade. Plants will however tolerate drier positions in shade, and full sun in moist soils. Plants may self-seed if seedheads are not removed
Will freely self-sow. Alternatively propagate by seed in containers as soon as the seed is ripe and place in a cold frame to overwinter. Divide mature plants in the spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Rock Garden
Pruning Old flower stems may be cut back once flowering has finished
Pests Leaves may be attacked by slugs
Generally trouble free
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