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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
long-stemmed basket plant
Aeschynanthus marmoratus Aeschynanthus zebrinus
Aeschynanthus can be climbers, subshrubs or trailing perennials with simple, fleshy, evergreen leaves and showy tubular flowers, some with a contrasting calyx
A. longicaulis is an evergreen perennial with trailing stems to 1m in length bearing dark green lance-shaped leaves and clusters of tubular orange-red flowers 5cm in length from summer to early winter
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
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam, Clay
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass or indoors in a mix of 3 parts fibrous peat and 1 part sphagnum moss in filtered light and high humidity. In the growing season water freely with soft water and apply a half-strength balanced liquid fertiliser monthly when established. Can be grown outdoors in tropical or sub-tropical areas in a humus-rich, well-drained soil. Will tolerate brighter light in high humidity
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer. Root in gritty compost at 15 to 19 °C
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Aphids may be a problem
Generally disease free
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