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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
collimamol luma palo colorado
Myrtus luma Myrtus apiculata
Luma are evergreen shrubs or small trees, some with attractive bark, with simple, entire, aromatic leaves and 4- or 5-petalled, bowl-shaped white flowers, followed by fleshy fruits
L. apiculata is a large evergreen shrub, the older branches with a cinnamon- and cream-coloured bark. Leaves small, broadly ovate and aromatic; flowers to 2cm in width, white; berry purple
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or East-facing or South-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilChalk, Sand, Clay, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
wider than 8 metres
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade
Propagate by seed and semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Drought Resistant Wall-side Borders
Patio & Container Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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