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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
Zenobia are small or medium-sized deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs with simple leaves and umbels of white, broadly bell-shaped flowers in early summer
Z. pulverulenta is a compact deciduous shrub to 1.5m tall, with oblong, blue-green leaves and small, fragrant, bell-shaped white flowers in upright racemes to 20cm long
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a sheltered site in acidic, humus-rich, moist soils in sun or partial shade. If you the soil dries out in summer, plant in shade
Propagate by seed in outdoors in late winter. Can also be propagated by semi-ripe cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 2 or pruning group 5 in midsummer
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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