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AGAPANTHUS Blue Heaven

Mid blue flowers over a long period. June-Sept. Ht. 90cm. Sp. 50cm. Impressive evergreen foliage.

This evergreen Agapanthus is normally regarded as tender but would probably survive in coastal gardens and in London. In colder areas plant it in a pot or tub and bring into the conservatory before the frosts. In a heated conservatory it will continue growing through the winter – evergreen varieties produce larger flowers and taller stems if kept in continuous growth

Agapanthus like full sun and rich moist, well-drained soil. They detest dry sand. Agapanthus make excellent subjects for pots and tubs but can also be planted in the border and will thrive and bloom. Contrary to gardening folk law, Agapanthus for optimum flowering do not need to be pot bound
The essential conditions for an abundance of flower are:
1) Agapanthus need to receive an abundance of water in the lead up to flowering – May-July.
2) During May, June and July, Agapanthus should be fed with a high potassium fertiliser every two weeks.
3) Full sunshine in flowering season

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Plant Details: AGAPANTHUS Blue Heaven

Plant: AGAPANTHUS

Variety: Blue Heaven

Common name: African Lilly

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Origin: S. Africa

Evergreen: Evergreen

Flower colour: Blue

Aspect: Sun

Flower month: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Height: 90

Foliage colour: Green

Winter leaf colour: Green

Hardy: Half Hardy

Soil type: Moist yet well drained soil

Spread: 50

Flower type: Single

Flower attribute: Elegant

Foliage style: Arch Foliage Habit

Leaf colour: Green

Seed month: Oct, Nov

Seed colour: Silver

Suggested Container: Large Pots

Slug resistant: YES

Protect from slugs: Yes

Winter grow conditions: Cold frame

Container Compost: Peat based or peat sub

Web rating: Woottens rating 8/10

Special uses: Rabbit Proof, Butterflies, Marine

Pot Size: 9cm

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