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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 Charm' is a bushy evergreen shrub to 3m, with dark green, oval or elliptic leaves to 10cm long, and profuse rounded clusters of rich pink flowers opening from crimped, deep pink buds in late spring and early summer
'Olympic Fire' is a dense bushy evergreen shrub with wavy-margined glossy, dark green leaves. From late spring to midsummer produces large clusters of large cup-shaped crimped pink flowers 2.5cm across, opening from red buds
K. latifolia is a dense, bushy, medium-sized evergreen shrub with glossy dark green leaves. Flowers in large clusters, bright pale pink, opening from deeper pink, attractively crinkled buds in late spring and early summer
'Little Linda' is a dwarf cultivar, usually to 1m in height, dense in habit, with untypically small, evergreen leaves. Buds are intense red, opening to pink flowers which deepen in colour as they mature
'Minuet' is a compact, bushy, evergreen shrub to 1m tall and wide with small, glossy, elliptic leaves. Clusters of white flowers with a broad, dark red band circling the inside emerge in late spring and early summer from pale pink buds
K. latifolia 'Freckles' is a bushy evergreen shrub 1.5-1.8m high with lance-shaped, glossy dark green leaves. From late spring to midsummer it produces large dome-shaped flowerheads of distinctively crimped cup-shaped pale pink flowers ringed with small red-purple spots just inside the rim
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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Last-listed in the RHS Plant Finder in 1998
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