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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.
Other common names
Allegheny monkey flower
Mimulus can be annuals, perennials or evergreen shrubs, with paired leaves and 2-lipped tubular or trumpet-shaped flowers in terminal racemes or in the leaf axils
A upright, deciduous perennial that grows to a height of up to 50cm, with long, narrow green leaves and pale purple or sometimes white flowers in summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or South-facing or East-facing
MoisturePoorly-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, very moist soil in sun or partial shade, ideal for damp beds or bog gardens
Propagate by seed
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Garden Edging Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut back old growth at the end of the season
Pests May be susceptible to damage by slugs and snails
May be susceptible to powdery mildews
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