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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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Primula are herbaceous or semi-evergreen perennials, forming a basal rosette of simple leaves, with salver-shaped or bell-shaped flowers which may be solitary or carried in an umbel or in whorls on an erect stem
Sikkimensis section primulas are herbaceous perennials with long-stalked, oblong or oval leaves in a basal rosette, and erect stems bearing terminal umbels of nodding, fragrant, funnel-shaped flowers in summer
P. alpicola is a compact, herbaceous perennial to 50cm tall with rosettes of green, oval to lance-shaped leaves. In early summer, dense clusters of fragrant, funnel-shaped flowers in shades of white, cream, yellow or purple are held on a stem arising from the centre of the leaf rosette. Occasionally a second flowering stem will be produced
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoisturePoorly-drained, Moist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grow in deep, fertile reliably moist soil in partial shade or sun
Propagate by seed or by division
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Rock Garden
Pruning None required
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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