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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
Stranvaesia davidiana 'Palette' Stranvaesia davidiana 'Pallette'
Photinia can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs or trees, with simple leaves and panicles of small white flowers, usually followed by red berries
'Palette' is a slow-growing, but ultimately large, variegated, evergreen shrub. The leaves are splashed with cream, pink when young, and older leaves go red in autumn. Sprays of small, white flowers appear in midsummer, followed by bunches of round, bright red berries
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Grows best in fertile, humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests The leaves may be damaged by vine weevil
May be affected by fireblight, powdery mildews and a leaf spot
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