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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
Abutilon can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs, trees, perennials or annuals, with simple or palmately lobed leaves and bell-shaped or bowl-shaped flowers often with conspicuous stamens
'Jermyns' is a vigorous large, more-or-less deciduous shrub with slender-pointed maple-like leaves and bowl-shaped, deep mauve flowers 6cm wide in late spring and summer
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
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Outdoors, grow in moderately fertile well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun. In a conservatory grow in loam-based potting compost (JI No.2) in full light and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly
Root softwood, greenwood and semi-ripe cuttings at any time. Hardwood cuttings can be taken in autumn and will root well; keep them frost free
Suggested planting locations and garden types
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal
Pruning Pruning group 1 or pruning group 6 as required. Pruning group 13 if wall training
Pests Aphids, scale insects (soft scale) and glasshouse whitefly can be a problem
Occasional problems with a virus
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