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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
Chilean fire bush Chilean flame flower
Embothrium are evergreen trees or shrubs, with simple leaves and showy tubular flowers with four recurved lobes
E. coccineum is an upright evergreen shrub or small tree, with leathery, lance-shaped leaves and clusters of narrowly tubular scarlet flowers in late spring and early 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 East-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Grows well in a fertile, humus-rich soil but may require shelter from cold, drying winds. A useful woodland plant
Propagate by seed sown at 13 to 16 °C in spring or take semi-hardwood cuttings in mid-summer and root with bottom heat. Suckers can be removed in late winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Glasshouse red spider mite may be a problem
Generally disease free
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