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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
rock rose 'Amy Baring'
Helianthemum are bushy or spreading evergreen shrubs with small paired leaves and saucer-shaped flowers borne in short racemes in spring and early summer
'Amy Baring' is a low-growing evergreen shrub forming spreading mats to 12cm high, with narrow elliptic leaves. Flowers single, deep yellow with an orange centre, borne in racemes from late spring
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 North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, neutral to alkaline, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Suitable for rock garden or the front of a border, or as a ground cover on a sunny bank
Propagate by softwood cuttings in late spring or early summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Garden Edging Banks and Slopes
Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning Pruning group 10, after flowering
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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