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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
German catchfly 'Splendens Plena'
Lychnis can be biennials or perennials, with simple leaves and tubular, salver-shaped or star-shaped flowers in terminal clusters
'Splendens Plena' is a compact tufted perennial to 45cm in height, with sticky stems bearing narrow, dark green leaves, and double, bright magenta-pink flowers 2cm in width in narrow panicles in early and mid 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
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist, fertile slightly acidic soil in sun or partial shade
Propagate by division or basal cuttings in early spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Wildflower meadow Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Deadhead to prolong flowering then cut down in the autumn
Pests May be attacked by aphids and slugs
Generally disease free
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