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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
garden mignonette bastard rocket
little darling love flower mignonette sweet reseda sweet-scented reseda
Reseda can be annuals or perennials, with simple or pinnately lobed leaves and small, star-shaped flowers in dense racemes in summer and autumn
R. odorata is an upright annual with simple or lobed leaves and conical clusters of very fragrant, pale yellow flowers with reddish stamens, in summer and 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 or East-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, alkaline, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. The illustration here shows R. odorata Crown mixture
Propagate by seed sown in-situ in spring or autumn, protect autumn sown seeds from frost with a cloche
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers Garden Edging
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Deadhead to prolong flowering; cut back after flowering
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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