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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
Guzmania are stemless evergreen perennials forming a rosette of leathery strap-shaped leaves, with spikes of tubular white or yellow flowers and showy bracts, in summer
G. lingulata is an evergreen bromeliad forming rosettes of strap-shaped, glossy bright green leaves, from the centres of which arise short-stemmed spikes of yellow and white flowers with spreading orange or red bracts
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 or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Can be grown under glass in epiphytic bromeliad compost in bright filtered light or epiphytically on artificial tree branches. When in growth mist daily with soft water in the early morning and keep barely moist (no misting) in winter
Propagate by seed at 27 °C or remove offsets in mid spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests mealybugs may be a problem
Generally disease free
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