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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
Lysimachia ciliata 'Purpurea' Lysimachia ephemerum 'Firecracker'
Lysimachia are herbaceous or evergreen perennials with simple leaves and star-shaped, cupped or bowl-shaped flowers in terminal racemes or panicles, or solitary in leaf axils
Upright herbaceous perennial to 1m in height, with whorled, lance-shaped purple leaves and nodding, star-shaped yellow flowers 2.5cm across, in the upper leaf axils
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 East-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Poorly-drained
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk, Clay
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in humus-rich, moist soil that does not dry out in summer; often grown in moist borders or beside ponds. Best in full sun or partial shade. May need support
Propagate by division in spring or autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests May be attacked by slugs and snails
Generally disease free
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