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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
red bugle vine lipstick plant
royal red bugler scarlet basket vine
Aeschynanthus can be climbers, subshrubs or trailing perennials with simple, fleshy, evergreen leaves and showy tubular flowers, some with a contrasting calyx
A. pulcher is a climbing evergreen sub-shrub to 70cm in height, with aerial rooting stems bearing oval leaves and terminal clusters of bright red tubular flowers 6cm in length, yellow in the throat
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
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grow outdoors in a humus-rich, well-drained soil in partial shade in a frost-free location. Under glass grow in 3 parts sphagnum and one part peat. Grow in filtered light to encourage flowering. Water with soft water
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Can get aphids and mealybugs
Generally disease free
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