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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
cowberry Koralle Group
Vaccinium vitis-idaea 'Korale'
Vaccinium can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs or small trees, with simple leaves and small, bell- or urn-shaped flowers followed by juicy, sometimes edible berries
Koralle Group is a bushy dwarf evergreen shrub with neat, lustrous, leathery, obovate dark green leaves and terminal racemes of small, pink, bell-shaped flowers, followed by bright red berries 10mm in width
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
Time to ultimate height
Grows well in extremely acid soils that are moist but well-drained. Tolerant of shade and woodland edges. Susceptible to frost damage and delayed flowering in colder climes
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in mid to late summer or layer in mid-summer. Propagate by seed sown, in containers, in a cold-frame in autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Low Maintenance Ground Cover
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Generally pest free
Can be affected by root rot
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