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All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum
temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
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.
'Iceberg' is a mat-forming evergreen perennial with small awl-shaped leaves and blue-tinged white flowers 1.5cm in width, solitary or 2-3 in a cluster, in late spring and early summer
'Red Admiral' is a compact evergreen perennial to 15cm in height, forming a mat of small, dark green, awl-shaped leaves. Flowers rich deep crimson, 1.5cm in width, 1-3 at the ends of the stems, in late spring and early summer
'Boothman's Variety' is a neat, mat-forming evergreen perennial to 10cm in height, with small, awl-shaped, dark green leaves and rounded, dark-eyed purplish-pink flowers 1.5cm across from late spring
'Crackerjack' is a compact evergreen perennial to 10cm in height, forming a mat of dark green, awl-shaped leaves and usually solitary, magenta-red flowers 1.5cm across from late spring
Listed in the RHS Plant Finder
This plant is listed in the RHS Plant Finder book. At present our information about this plant is limited to a list of the nurseries that supply it. In time we will be adding more details including a description, growing information, advice and photographs.
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