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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
fleabane 'Canary Bird'
Erigeron 'Canary Bird'
Erigeron can be annuals, biennials or perennials with simple or lobed leaves, and daisy-like flowers with many slender rays, appearing over a long period in summer
'Canary Bird' is a compact clump-forming perennial to 12cm in height, with spoon-shaped hairy leaves and solitary golden yellow daisies 2.5cm in width
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 North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil that does not completely dry out in the summer. Good for coastal gardens
Propagate by seed or root basal cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning Deadhead to encourage further flowering. Cut back to ground level in autumn.
Pests Generally pest free
May be affected by powdery mildews
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