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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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Impatiens sodenii subsp. sodenii var. ugandense
Impatiens can be annuals or evergreen perennials, with fleshy stems bearing simple, toothed leaves and solitary or clustered, spurred, 5-petalled flowers
I. sodenii is an evergreen, frost-tender, bushy perennial or subshrub to 1.5m tall. Its leaves are narrowly-oval, toothed, up to 15cm long and arranged in whorls of 6-12. White or pale pink flowers, sometimes with darker markings, are borne singly or in pairs, mainly in the summer, at the tips of the stems
E Tropical Africa
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
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grows best in a sheltered, partially-shaded site and a moist but well-drained soil with protection from frost
Propagate by seed or softwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Sub-tropical
Pruning None required
Pests Can get aphids, glasshouse red spider mite and vine weevil
Generally trouble free
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