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22/10/2010 at 09:02
I was given some agapanthus 4 years ago and in my ignorance planted them in a south east facing bed. A few flowered the first year but since then just leaves - and leaves. We are in a frost pocket but they have survived the winters. Should I dig them up and put in pots instead? I bought another pot last year and kept it on the south facing terrace but no flowers this year. I wonder if I over-watered it in my enthusiasm? I am very frustrated by them and would love some encouragement.
27/11/2010 at 20:34
If was given two agapanthus this summer - one flowered beautifully the other not! They are in large pots outside my front door and still have green leaves. Now winter has hit us and it is minus 3 at the moment, what shall I do? Do I bring them in to the house/garage or can they stay out?? House is warm and garage cold and quite dark. Help please urgent! Thankyou
13/01/2011 at 14:23
my agapanthus is frostbitten-help!leaves look like braised leeks bless em do i cut em back or let them do their own thing?
17/01/2011 at 13:45
Reply to hathor: not sure if your plants are growing in pots or outside in the soil. The leaves of my agapanthus growing in pots almost always die right back in winter. I cut these all away at compost level, and new leaves will develop in spring.
22/04/2011 at 17:23
This winter my agapanthus have gone rotten in the pot even though I put it in the greenhouse abd also fleeced the pot. Can you help please
08/05/2011 at 17:45
I'm a new gardener how do I split some old agapanthus I can see a lot of root help!!!
24/05/2011 at 18:59
Is John Innes No. 3 the best medium into which to repot agapanthus? And what is the best food for them (I've been told Tomorite)? Thank you!
13/07/2011 at 16:10
Do you treat dwarf agaphantus (variety "Streamline") the same as the larger variety? I over winter my large agaphantus in my unheated garage and it's done fine for years. The dwarf one (the foliage does not die back) spends the winter in the same location but will not flower.
27/07/2011 at 18:36
I have ayoung Agapanthus Regal Beauty that produced one flower bud, but then just dried up and did not open to flower. Any ideas why.
14/08/2011 at 11:09
Do I dead head the agapanthus after flowering or leave them?
16/08/2011 at 08:51
Have read much Advice re dead leaves etc.But Do I dead head the flowers which now beginning to fade.Do I leave the long stems ?
28/11/2011 at 18:39
Agapanthus is definitely one of my favorite landscape plants here in sunny southern California. It does well with neglect and heat and yet produces flowers that remind me of delightful English cottage gardens.
28/02/2012 at 18:16
I have agapanthus which have been growing happily in their pots for 5+ years. Last summer they produced only a very few spindly flowers. Now, to feed or not to feed? What should I do to encourage more flowers this year
12/03/2012 at 19:26
Hello,
I have an Agapanthus that's been in a pot for 5 years now. I'm thinking of dividing the plant into two as it's flowered poorly the last two years. But I'm wondering just how I'm going to get the plant out of quite a big pot without damaging the plant? Does anyone have any useful tips on how to do this effectively?
thanks,
Max
04/11/2012 at 19:19

can you devide agapathus in late autume

04/11/2012 at 19:27
greenfingers steve wrote (see)

can you devide agapathus in late autume

Wait until it has died back-but remember they flower better when crowded and root bound.

27/03/2013 at 21:20

I planted agapanthus tubers last september/october but having not grown them before I'm not sure when to expect to see some growth. I have alot of bluebells planted in the same area, do they look similar?

27/03/2013 at 21:51

I planted some seeds back in Jan which have sprouted, Will pot them on as needed but not expecting any shows until next year. 

27/03/2013 at 21:52
alison11 wrote (see)

I planted agapanthus tubers last september/october but having not grown them before I'm not sure when to expect to see some growth. I have alot of bluebells planted in the same area, do they look similar?


Mine are shooting now-small pointed tips about an inch high

27/03/2013 at 22:10

I might have to bring some tubers back from Portugal this year.. 

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