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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
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Other common names
Bowman's root false ipecac
Indian hippo Indian physic western dropwort
Gillenia are rhizomatous perennials with palmately divided leaves and lax panicles of star-shaped white or pale pink flowers
G. trifoliata is a rhizomatous perennial with reddish stems bearing small, 3-lobed leaves and open sprays of starry white flowers 3-4cm in width, with contrasting red calyces
NE USA & Canada
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 or West-facing or North-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Loam, Clay
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, slightly acid to neutral, moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. Can tolerate full sun if shaded in the hottset part of the day. May need staking
Propagate by seed in pots in a cold frame in winter or propagate by division in spring or autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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