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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
Crepis can be annuals or perennials, with simple or pinnately lobed leaves and dandelion-like flower-heads that may be solitary or on open, branched stems
C. incana is an herbaceous perennial to 30cm tall, forming a rosette of greyish-green, jagged leaves and open sprays of light pink 'dandelions' 3cm wide
S & SE Greece
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
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any well-drained soil in full sun
Propagate by seed in an open frame as soon as ripe or from seed sown in spring at 15°C (59°F). Should self-seed freely. Root cuttings from lateral roots, not tap roots, in winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Rock Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generallly trouble free
Generally trouble free
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