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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
Emmenopterys are deciduous trees with a spreading habit and leathery leaves. Funnel- or bell-shaped flowers develop in clusters on the ends of the branches
E. henryi forms a spreading tree with oval leaves up to 20cm long, dark green above, paler below and bronze-purple when young. Clusters of funnel-shaped white flowers, 2.5cm across, some with a large, white bract, can appear on mature trees but only in a long, hot summer
C & W China
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
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Chalk
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
wider than 8 metres
Time to ultimate height
Needs a fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in full sun and protection from cold, drying winds. Tolerant of both slightly acid and chalk soils
Take softwood cuttings in early or midsummer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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