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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
spoon-leaved stonecrop 'Cape Blanco'
Sedum spathulifolium Cape Blanco form
Sedum may be annuals or herbaceous or evergreen perennials with succulent stems and leaves and clusters of small, star-shaped flowers in summer or autumn
'Cape Blanco' is an evergreen perennial forming a wide mat to 10cm in height, with thick, purple-tinged grey-green leaves, the inner ones white-bloomed. Starry yellow flowers 15mm width are carried in small terminal clusters
Habit Mat forming
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
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile well-drained soil in full sun. Protect from excessive winter wet. Can be used in carpet bedding schemes
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Garden Edging
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden Wildlife Gardens
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by glasshouse whitefly, aphids and glasshouse red spider mite
May be subject to rusts
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