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All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum
temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
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.
'Myretoun Ruby' is a prostrate evergreen shrub to 15cm in height and 45cm wide, with dark green foliage and racemes of deep rose-pink to magenta flowers from winter to spring
'Nathalie' is a compact, spreading heather to 15cm in height and to 45cm wide, with deep green foliage and racemes of dark magenta-red flowers from mid-winter to early spring
'C.D. Eason' is a dwarf, spreading evergreen shrub to 25cm in height, with dark green foliage and short racemes of magenta-pink flowers from early summer to autumn
'Foxhollow' is a prostrate evergreen heather to 25cm in height and 40cm wide with yellow-green young foliage, becoming reddish-orange in winter. Flowers pale-pink to pale-purple, in short racemes, from late winter
'January Sun' is a slow-growing, compact shrub, to 15cm tall and 30cm wide, with golden yellow-green foliage and sparse pink flowers from late winter into early spring
'Isabell' is a spreading heather with erect shoots, to 15cm in height and 45cm wide, bearing bright green foliage and racemes of white flowers, in profusion, in late winter and early spring
'Darley Dale' is an evergreen cultivar whose foliage is tipped pink and white in spring. Pink flowers are borne from late winter through until spring. Reaches 45cm in height
'Loughrigg' is a prostrate evergreen heather to 15cm in height, forming a 45-60cm wide mat of dark foliage and racemes of rose-pink to rosy-purple flowers from winter to early spring
'Golden Starlet' is a prostrate evergreen shrub to 20cm in height, forming a 40cm wide mat of lime-green foliage, turning glowing bright-yellow in summer and becoming yellow-green in winter. Flowers white, in short racemes from winter to spring
'Praecox Rubra' is a low-growing, mat-forming dwarf evergreen shrub to 15cm in height and 45cm wide, with dark green foliage and racemes of deep rose-pink flowers from winter to spring
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