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We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
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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
rose campion Bridget-in-her-bravery
corn rose crown of the field dusty miller garland flower mullein pink pink mullein red bird's eye
Agrostemma coronaria Agrostemma tomentosum hort.
Lychnis can be biennials or perennials, with simple leaves and tubular, salver-shaped or star-shaped flowers in terminal clusters
L. coronaria is an erect biennial or short-lived perennial with silvery-grey felted leaves and lax sprays of long-stalked, vivid rose-purple flowers 3cm across in late summer
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 East-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade
Propagate by seed
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Prairie Planting
Pruning Deadhead to prolong flowering
Pests Slugs may be a problem
Generally disease free
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