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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
umbrella plant Indian rhubarb
Darmera peltata 'Umbrella Plant' Peltiphyllum peltatum
Darmera is a vigorous perennial forming an extensive clump of long-stalked, large rounded leaves attached to the stalk in the middle, with rounded clusters of star-shaped white or pink flowers on tall stems, before the leaves
D. peltata is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial to 1.5m in height, with glossy, rounded leaves to 45cm in width, turning red in autumn. Clusters of pale pink flowers arise on tall stems before the leaves
Western N America
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 or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist or boggy soils in full sun or partial shade.
Propagate by seed sown in containers in spring or autumn, or by division in spring.
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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