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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
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Plumeria can be deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs or small trees, with succulent stems bearing simple leaves towards the apex, and fragrant, salver-shaped flwoers in terminal clusters in summer and autumn
P. rubra is a deciduous shrub with few succulent branches bearing oblong leaves to 40cm long, and terminal panicles of highly fragrant, yellow-centred rose-pink flowers to 9cm across, in late summer and autumn
Mexico to Panama
Toxicity All parts of the plant including the latex sap are toxic
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
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass in a well-drained loam-based compost (JI No2) with the addition of extra grit or sharp sand. Provide full light and a minimum temperature of 10°C (50F). Water moderately when in growth, but keep almost dry during the winter months. Feed once a month with a balanced liquid fertilser during the growing season
Propagate by seed sown in containers at 18°C (64F) in spring. Take ripe cuttings of leafless stem tips in early spring. Allow these to dry thoroughly at the base before inserting them into the rooting medium
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning When grown under glass, size may be reduced by pruning back to a branch junction or fork in early spring. Wounds can be prone to rotting however so pruning should be kept to a minimum. Mature plants do not respond well to renovation
Pests Susceptible to glasshouse red spider mite
Can be prone to rot in cold conditions
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