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African Lily

Agapanthus africanus

This Agapanthus africanus is a real delight.

The africanus blue is a semi evergreen, clump forming perennial with long leaves and bright blue flowers.

When planted in a sunny site the africanus blooms pretty blue flowers from July through to September. It looks it's best when planted in large swathes, so the blue trumpet shaped flowers make a real statement.

It looks good in a container and also withstands coastal exposure. This is a popular flower found in gardens along the whole length of the Cornish coast.

Native to:
South Africa
Eventual height:
1 m
Eventual width:
0.3 m
Hardiness:
Half hardy
Sun:
Full sun
Soil:
Any well-drained, moist soil.
Flower:
Blue
Leaf:
Green strap-like
Flowering period:
July to September

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Maintenance

The Agapanthus is low matinenance but needs protection in winter. It is important not to overfeed or overwater this plant as it will make it more susceptible to frost. Deadhead when summer is over.

Further information

A 2L 'Africanus' will have an approximate height and spread of 0.2m x 0.15m.

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