Agapanthus Africanus is one of the most magnificent varieties of agapanthus, this variety has large clump of strap-shaped leaves and sturdy, erect stems bearing umbels of deep blue, trumpet-shaped flowers in summer. It would be considered evergreen in mild regions, occasionally deemed semi-evergreen with leaves turning slightly yellow as it gets cold. Good in beds, borders, cottage style/coastal gardens, or in pots and containers. Can reach a maximum height of 120 cm and spread of 70 cm. Attractive to bees, butterflies and other wildlife.
Suggested Care: Agapanthus Africanus should be planted in moist but well-drained soil, positioned in full sun however, it can withstand a partially shaded area but less blooms are likely to appear. Can be divided once established. The plant should be positioned in an area that is sheltered from strong winds. It is typically a low maintenance plant, free of pests and diseases.
Planting Instructions: Break up the soil well before planting and dig a hole twice the size of the pot. Remove plant from the pot by tapping the rim of the pot in ‘up side down’ position. Do not pull the plant from the pot. Firm soil after planting and water regularly for the first month.