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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
Crassula can be succulent annuals, perennials, evergreen shrubs or sub-shrubs, with fleshy leaves and small, star-shaped or funnel-shaped flowers in a terminal cluster
C. sarcocaulis is a shrubby perennial succulent, 20-60cm high, with erect fleshy stems and many branches; leaves are narrow, pointed, red-tinged mid-green, 1-3cm long and 1-8mm wide. Clusters of starry pale pink or white flowers appear in late summer; the flowers are scented but not everybody finds the scent pleasant
S Africa, Lesotho
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 West-facing or East-facing
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Unusually for this genus, this is a frost-tolerant species and can tolerate temperatures down to -5ºC. Grow in very well-drained soil in full sun, for example in sheltered parts of a rock garden; it can also be grown under glass, in cactus compost in full light
Propagate by seed sown at 15-18ºC in early spring, or by stem or leaf cuttings in spring or summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden Gravel Garden Coastal
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be affected by mealybugs, vine weevil, aphids, and scale insects
Generally disease free
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