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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
herb robert death-comes-quickly
dragon's blood fox geranium fox grass Jenny Wren kiss-me-quick knife and fork little bachelor's buttons little red robin nightingales pink bird's eye pink pinafore red bird's eye red robin redshanks St Robert's herb stinking Robert wren flower
Geranium 'Dragon's Blood'
Geranium can be annuals, biennials and perennials, herbaceous or evergreen, with rounded, usually palmately lobed or divided leaves, and lax inflorescences of rounded, 5-petalled flowers
G. robertianum is an annual or biennial to 30cm, forming a rosette of deeply dissected, aromatic leaves, with large, open sprays of pale pink flowers 1cm across in summer and autumn
Temp. N. Hemisphere
Habit Spreading / Branched
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 North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Good for rock garden or effective as groundcover
Propagate by seed, basal cuttings or division
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Wildflower meadow Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Remove flowered stems and old leaves to encourage the production of fresh leaves and flowers
Pests Generally pest free
May be affected by a downy mildew and powdery mildews
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