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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.
Pink Elle is a bushy evergreen shrub with large heads of mid-pink flowers from summer and again, less prolifically, in autumn
'Crimson Spire' is a vigorous medium-sized evergreen shrub with rather large glossy dark green leaves. Flowers bright deep crimson, in compact racemes in summer and early autumn
'Gold Brian' is a bushy evergreen shrub with yellow young foliage becoming greenish-yellow by summer, and deep pink flowers in summer
'Donard Seedling' is an evergreen shrub with leathery, glossy dark green leaves and saucer-shaped blush-white flowers 1.2cm across, opening in early summer from pink buds
'Red Elf' is a medium-sized, spreading, evergreen shrub with small, glossy, oval leaves and tubular, red flowers in small clusters in early to mid-summer
'Pride of Donard' is a vigorous, rather spreading medium-sized evergreen shrub with relatively large, glossy deep green leaves, and short racemes of bright rose-red flowers to 15mm width from early summer
E. bifida is a bushy, upright evergreen shrub to 3m, with shiny dark green leaves and rounded terminal panicles of pure white flowers with spreading petals, borne in late summer and autumn
'Peach Blossom' is a bushy evergreen shrub with small, glossy leaves and clusters of clear pink flowers from early summer
E. rubra is a large, variable, evergreen shrub with dark, glossy leaves. Small, tubular, dark crimson to pink flowers are produced in loose clusters in summer and early autumn
Golden Carpet is a dwarf, spreading, evergreen shrub, to about 60cm tall, with small, yellow leaves in spring turning lime green in summer. Small, tubular, red flowers are produced for most of the summer
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