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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
ivy-leaved toadflax climbing sailor
Colisseum ivy devil's ribbon female fluellen ivy weed ivy wort Kenilworth ivy Kentucky ivy mother of thousands Oxford ivy Oxford weed penny leaf pennywort roving sailor Wandering Jew wandering sailor
Antirrhinum cymbalaria Linaria cymbalaria
Cymbalaria are low, creeping perennials with rounded, mostly lobed leaves and small, two-lipped, spurred flowers in shades of purple, or white
C. muralis produces a low mat of small, lobed, more or less evergreen leaves from creeping stems that root as they go. Small, lilac, snapdragon-like flowers are produced all summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or South-facing or North-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in semi-shade, or full sun where the soil is not too dry. Good for cracks in paving, or for trailing down walls
Propagate by seed, or by removing rooted sections of stem
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Ground Cover Wall-side Borders
Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Gravel Garden Rock Garden Wildlife Gardens
Pruning No pruning needed
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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