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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
stalked bulbine rankkopieva
Bulbine are clump-forming, mostly evergreen perennials or shrubs, sometimes rather succulent, with narrow leaves and starry orange, yellow or white flowers in terminal racemes
B. frutescens is a rhizomatous perennial forming wide-spreading dense clumps of linear, fleshy green leaves to 45cm high. Flowers are orange or yellow, borne in long racemes above the leaves, flowering throughout the year in suitable conditions
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Time to ultimate height
Under glass, grow in John Innes No 2 compost with additional sharp sand, in full light with good ventilation. Water freely when in growth and keep dry in winter. Outdoors, in summer, grow in well-drained sandy loam in full sun
Propagate by seed at 13-18°C (55-64°F) in early spring. Can also be propagated by stem cuttings in summer (see semi-ripe cuttings)
Suggested planting locations and garden types
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning None required
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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