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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
tree poppy bush poppy
Californian poppy tree Californian tree poppy
Dendromecon are evergreen shrubs with simple, leathery blue-green leaves and 4-petalled, poppy-like bright yellow flowers opening over a long period
D. rigida is a vigorous evergreen shrub to 3m tall, with blue-green, ovate leaves 5-10cm long, and an abundance of slightly fragrant, bright yellow flowers 5-7cm wide from late spring to early autumn
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 West-facing
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil and full sun
Propagate by seed in spring or autumn; keep at 10-13°C (50-55°C). Propagate softwood cuttings in summer or by root cuttings in winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning pruning group 1 in early spring. Remove winter damaged shoots or shorten weak or bare shoots. If wall trained - pruning group 13 after flowering
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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