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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
curled pondweed curly pondweed
Potamogeton can be marginal or deep water aquatic perennials, with translucent submerged and leathery floating leaves, and small spikes of inconspicuous flowers held below or just above water level
P. crispus is a perennial with narrowly lance-shaped or oblong submerged leaves with strongly undulate margins when mature, but no floating leaves, and insignificant reddish flowers in summer
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 or North-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in baskets of sandy loam in the bottom mud of the pond, in full sun or partial shade
Propagate by stem cuttings from mid spring to early summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Thin on a regular basis to keep in check
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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