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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
Mexican fleabane Latin American fleabane
Erigeron karvinskianus 'Bluetenmeer' Erigeron karvinskianus 'Profusion'
Erigeron mucronatus Erigeron 'Profusion'
Erigeron can be annuals, biennials or perennials with simple or lobed leaves, and daisy-like flowers with many slender rays, appearing over a long period in summer
E. karvinskianus is a perennial forming wide mats to 15cm in height, with narrow, hairy leaves and daisy-type flower-heads 15mm in width, opening white but soon turning pinkish-purple
Mexico to Panama
Habit Mat forming
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 East-facing or West-facing
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, well-drained soil that does not dry out in summer; best in full sun with some midday shade. Ideal for wall or paving crevices but can self-seed and become invasive in mild areas
Propagate by seed in pots in a cold frame in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Rock Garden
Pruning Deadhead to encourage further flowering. Cut back to ground level in autumn.
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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