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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
cautleya-flowered roscoea 'Abigail Bloom'
Roscoea cautleyoides dwarf, from Kew
Roscoea are tuberous perennials with arching, linear or lance-shaped leaves and showy orchid-like flowers in summer or autumn
'Abigail Bloom' is a perennial growing to about 30cm with long, narrow, upright leaves clasping the stem. Very pale yellow flowers are produced in small, terminal clusters from late spring to midsummer
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 West-facing or North-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in humus-rich, moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil. A cool, sheltered site in partial shade is ideal; in very cold areas apply a deep winter mulch. If growing from a tuber, plant 15cm deep
Propagate by division of tubers in spring when growth is starting
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
Rock Garden Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Remove faded flowers, the rest of the plant will die down naturally
Pests May be attacked by slugs and vine weevil
Generally disease free but a virus may be a problem
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