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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
vervain Sandy Series
Verbena Sandy Series
Glandularia are annuals or herbaceous perennials, native to The Americas and closely-related to Verbena (and included within Verbena until recently). Showy flowers typically have 5 petals and are held in rounded clusters in summer and autumn
Sandy Series are compact annuals to 25cm, with rough, oblong leaves and flat panicles of small flowers in white and shades of pink, red and magenta, some with white eyes
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Best grown in moist but well-drained soil in full sun
Propagate by seed or stem tip cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Garden Edging
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by slugs, leafhoppers and aphids
May be subject to powdery mildews
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