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We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
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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
Japanese water iris 'Rose Queen'
Iris laevigata 'Rose Queen' Iris 'Rose Queen'
Iris may be rhizomatous or bulbous perennials, with narrow leaves and erect stems bearing flowers with 3 large spreading or pendent fall petals, alternating with 3 erect, often smaller, standard petals, in late winter, spring or early summer
'Rose Queen' is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial to 1m with narrow, green, drooping foliage and small, pale lilac-pink flowers, the falls deep mauve towards the base
Toxicity Ingestion may cause severe discomfort
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
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist, deep, acid, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade
Propagate by division from midsummer to early autumn, plant immediately in flowering positions
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests Slugs and snails may be a problem, sawflies can damage the leaves
May be affected by aphid borne virus diseases, iris rhizome rot and grey moulds
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