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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
pelargonium 'Attar of Roses'
Pelargonium capitatum 'Attar of Roses'
Pelargonium can be perennials, sub-shrubs or shrubs, sometimes succulent and mostly evergreen, with palmately lobed or pinnately divided leaves and clusters of slightly irregular, 5-petalled flowers
Scented-leaved pelargoniums are evergreen shrubs or perennials with strongly aromatic foliage and small, single flowers in shades of pink, purple or white
'Attar of Roses' is a bushy sub-shrub to 60cm in height, with rose-scented, pinnately lobed leaves and small clusters of pale mauve-pink flowers 2-3cm across in summer
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
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Grow in neutral or alkaline, well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Deadhead regularly. Lift outdoor plants and keep in frost free well lit conditions over winter.
Propagate by softwood cuttings in spring, late summer and autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Remove spent flowers and trim as required
Pests Can get glasshouse whitefly, caterpillars, glasshouse leafhopper, aphids, vine weevil and root mealybugs
Generally trouble free
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