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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
Campanula elatines var. garganica
Campanula may be annuals, herbaceous or evergreen perennials, with bell or star-shaped, often blue, flowers in late spring or summer
C. garganica is a low-growing perennial forming cushions of small, heart-shaped leaves that are smothered with lilac-blue, star-shaped flowers in summer
Habit Mat forming
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 North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Prefers moist but well-drained soil in a sunny position. Ideal for rock gardens, borders, or containers
Propagate by seed or softwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Garden Edging Ground Cover Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be damaged by slugs and snails
May be affected by powdery mildews
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