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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
× Achimenantha are rhizomatous herbaceous perennials with simple, hairy, ovate leaves and brightly coloured, tubular flowers in axillary clusters in summer
'Inferno' is an upright, rhizomatous perennial with hairy, oval, dark green leaves, dark purple stems and bright red tubular flowers with a yellow eye veined in red
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass in bright filtered light and moderate humidity. Water sparingly in spring, moderately in summer with quarter strength liquid feed, then reduce after flowering until growth dies back. Store the rhizomes in dry, frost-free conditions
Propagate by division of rhizomes
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants Sub-tropical
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Aphids, glasshouse red spider mite, and western flower thrips may be a problem
Generally problem free
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