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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.
'Bell's Seedling' is a small evergreen shrub forming a dense thicket, with small, dark green, prickly-tipped leaves and clusters of small white flowers in late spring and early summer, followed by dark crimson fruits 1cm in width
'Lilacina' is a spreading, bushy, evergreen shrub with small, spine-tipped, dark green leaves. Small white flowers in early summer are followed, when pollinated by another variety, by rosy-lilac berries about 1cm across
'Sneeuwwitje' is a suckering, evergreen shrub, to 1.2m tall, with small, spine-tipped, dark green leaves. Small, white, urn-shaped flowers in late spring and early summer are followed, when pollinated by a male plant, by large, white fruits often with some pink spotting
'Mulberry Wine' is a small, suckering evergreen shrub forming a dense thicket, with small, spiny, dark green leaves. Flowers small, white, in early summer; fruits magenta-purple, deepening with age
G. mucronata is a bushy evergreen shrub with small, sharply pointed dark green leaves and tiny nodding, bell-shaped white flowers followed, on pollinated female plants, by showy red, white, or pink berries
'Crimsonia' is a thicket-forming small evergreen shrub with small, spine-tipped dark green leaves. Small white flowers in early summer are followed, when pollinated by another clone, by large crimson fruits 12mm in width
Listed in the RHS Plant Finder
This plant is listed in the RHS Plant Finder book. At present our information about this plant is limited to a list of the nurseries that supply it. In time we will be adding more details including a description, growing information, advice and photographs.
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