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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
lobster claw 'Roseus'
Clianthus maximus 'Flamingo' Clianthus maximus 'Roseus'
Clianthus puniceus 'Flamingo' Clianthus puniceus 'Pink Flamingo' Clianthus 'Roseus'
Clianthus are evergreen, scrambling shrubs with pinnate leaves and spectacular claw-like flowers in spring and summer
'Roseus' is an evergreen shrub with climbing stems up to 4m high, dark green pinnate leaves up to 15cm long and made up of 13 to 25 leaflets. Hanging clusters of up to 15 deep pink, claw-like flowers, each 7cm long, appear in late spring and early 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 West-facing
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil in full sun on trellis, wires or other supports, and in a sheltered position such as a south-facing or west-facing wall, or under glass; use a thick dry mulch to protect the roots over winter
Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Coastal Sub-tropical City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 13; in early summer, after flowering, remove deadwood, and cut back flowered shoots by up to a third, to establish next year's flowering framework
Pests May be affected by glasshouse red spider mite and mealybugs
Generally disease free
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