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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
Azara are evergreen shrubs or small trees with simple leaves, often in unequal pairs, and very small, fragrant yellow flowers with prominent stamens in clusters or spikes from the leaf axils, occasionally followed by white or pale purple berries
A. microphylla is a large evergreen shrub or small tree, with very small glossy dark green leaves. Flowers small, deep yellow, vanilla-scented, in small clusters from late spring. Fruit a small red berry, seldom developing
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 East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Favours a sheltered position in sun or partial shade with a deep, humus-rich soil. Shelter from cold, drying winds
Propagate from semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pruning Pruning group 8 or pruning group 13 for wall-trained specimens
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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