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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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Caltha are rhizomatous herbaceous perennials with simple, usually heart-shaped leaves and cup-shaped yellow or white flowers in early spring
C. palustris is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial to 50cm, with rounded, rich green leaves and clusters of deep yellow flowers 4cm in width
Temp. N. Hemis.
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
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in an open site in rich boggy soil at the water's edge in full sun
Propagate by seed sown as soon as ripe or by division in late summer or early spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests Generally pest free
Powdery mildews may be a problem
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