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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
Cassiope are small, heath-like evergreen shrubs with tiny, dark green leaves in four ranks, and solitary, nodding, bell or urn-shaped white flowers from the upper leaf axils in late spring and early summer
'Muirhead' is a compact evergreen shrub to 12cm in height, habit spreading, with much-branched, ascending shoots clothed in tiny scale-like leaves. Flowers 6-8mm in length, bell-shaped, white, solitary in leaf axils
Habit Mat forming
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
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a sheltered site in acid, humus-rich soil in partial shade or full sun. Suitable for rock garden, peat bank or open woodland
Propagate by seed, greenwood and semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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