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Agapanthus africanus 'Albus'

African blue lily

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Blue

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Experienced

Agapanthus 'Albus'

Plant details

Agapanthus are South African plants with strap-like leaves and showy flowers in shades of blue, violet or white. They're ideal for growing in containers, from which their pretty blooms stand tall, spilling over other pots.

Agapanthus africanus 'Albus' bears white flowerheads, in contrast with fresh green foliage. For best results grow in a sheltered, sunny spot, in moist but well-drained soil. In exposed areas Agapanthus africanus 'Albus' benefits from winter protection. Alternatively, grow it in pots and move indoors in autumn.

Family: Alliaceae

Genus: Agapanthus

Species: africanus

Cultivar: Albus

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Blue

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 60cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to divide plants: March to April

Flowering period: June to August


Reader reviews

gw1234

Blossoms well in July to September


margarita21

What should I use to feed lillies, agapanthus and other perennials? apart from the ground feed when planted, do they need additional liquid feed? Please help. Margarita


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