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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
sinningia 'Empress Purple Spotted'
Sinningia can be deciduous, tuberous perennials or small, deciduous or evergreen shrubs, with simple, fleshy leaves and large, bell-shaped, to tubular flowers in summer
'Empress Purple Spotted' is a perennial grown as a biennial, with hairy ovate leaves and bell-shaped white flowers 8cm across, densely speckled with violet in the throat
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect East-facing or West-facing or South-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained, humus-rich, neutral to acid soil in partial shade
Propagate by seed or tubers
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests May be attacked by leafhoppers and thrips
Generally disease free
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