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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
deltoid-leaved dew plant
Oscularia are small, succulent perennials with fleshy, often angled leaves and daisy-like flowers in various bright colours
O. deltoides is a spreading succulent perennial with oblong, toothed, 3-angled grey-green leaves and daisy-like, bright magenta-pink flowers 1.5cm across, in summer and early autumn
South Africa (Western Cape)
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 West-facing
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in cactus compost in full light. Water moderately from late spring to late summer and apply a low nitrogen liquid fertiliser every 4-6 weeks. Water sparingly at other times. Can be grown outdoors in summer but needs winter protection
Propagate by seed at 19-24°C (66-75°F) in spring. Root sections of stem in spring and summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning no pruning necessary
Pests mealybugs and aphids may occur
Usually disease free
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