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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
brass buttons buttonweed
Cotula can be prostrate annuals or rhizomatous perennials with simple or pinnately divided leaves and solitary, button-like flower-heads in summer
C. coronopifolia is a creeping annual or short-lived perennial to 25cm in height, with simple or pinnatifid, aromatic leaves and yellow flower-heads in summer
Temp S Africa
Habit Mat forming
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
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist soil at pond margins in full sun
Propagate by seed or by division in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Deadhead regularly
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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