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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.
Other common names
Lonicera nitida Lonicera pileata var. yunnanensis
Lonicera can be deciduous and evergreen shrubs, or climbers with twining stems. The tubular or two-lipped flowers, often very fragrant, are followed by red or black berries
L. ligustrina var. yunnanensis is a dense, evergreen shrub, growing to 3.5m tall and 3m wide, with small, ovate, glossy dark-green leaves on arching branches. Tiny cream flowers in spring are followed, in autumn, by sparse, glossy, blue-purple berries
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 or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade
Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings from late spring to late summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Garden Edging Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance
Gravel Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning If grown as hedging or for topiary, clip any time from spring to autumn; otherwise Pruning group 2
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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