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Colour

Height (cm)

Flowers

July-September

Pack sizes

15 Bare Roots, 3 Bare Roots, 9 Bare Roots

Agapanthus Africanus

£4.75£20.00

Description

Agapanthus Africanus. Frost-hardy. Evergreen, clump forming perennial. A warm spot with plenty of sun and well-drained sandy soil is what this plant needs. They only seem to flower when root bound., pots and containers will create this environment, you can even plunge the pots into the garden by removing the base of the pot. Naturally Agapanthus are found growing in the mountainous regions of the western cape, thriving amongst rocks and sandy soil. Africanus was the first species collected in South Africa, named in 1679 Hyacinthus Africanus Tuberosus, entered European gardens in the late seventeenth century and is now one of the most loved garden plants throughout the world. Provides beautiful glossy green foliage all year round and produces fantastic showy ball-like flowers during the months of July to September. Bare Roots Supplied.

Additional information

Colour

Height (cm)

Flowers

July-September

Pack sizes

15 Bare Roots, 3 Bare Roots, 9 Bare Roots

Planting Guide

Plant late March-May 10cm deep.   Spacing 45cm.     Flowers July to September.     Height 70-100cm.

Frost hardy. Clump forming perennial.  This pant needs a warm spot with plenty of sun along with well-drained sandy soil. Use a John Innes number 2 or 3 and feed during the growing season with a balanced liquid fee.  Agapanthus perform best when root bound, large pots and containers will create this environment.

Propagate by dividing clumps during late spring or early autumn.

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