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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
agapetes 'Ludgvan Cross'
Agapetes can be upright or scrambling, usually evergreen shrubs with simple, leathery, opposite leaves and solitary or clustered, bell-shaped, tubular or urn-shaped flowers with 5 short lobes
'Ludgvan Cross' is an evergreen shrub with fine, arching branches bearing lance-shaped leaves up to 5cm long. Hanging clusters of urn-shaped, pink flowers appear along the branches from spring to summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or East-facing
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass in well-drained, lime-free compost in bright, filtered light. Can stand outdoors in summer, preferably in partial shade
Root semi-ripe cuttings with bottom heat in late summer, or propagate by layering in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 11, but keep pruning to a minimum
Pests scale insects may be a problem
Generally disease free
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