Agapanthus ‘Northern Star’ is undoubtedly a very striking variety of agapanthus, due to its beautiful blue-purple bell-shaped flowers which have purple stripes down each petal. These rise above mid-green leaves which are flushed dark purple at the base. They’re perfect for growing in containers, from which their stunning blooms stand tall, spilling over other pots. Good in beds, borders, cottage style and coastal gardens. Can reach a maximum height of 80 cm and spread of 45 cm. Plant breeders rights reserved – Unlicensed propagation prohibited. Furthermore, this plant has been awarded The RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM).
Suggested Care: Agapanthus ‘Northern Star’ 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. In exposed areas it benefits from winter protection. Alternatively, grow it in pots and move indoors in autumn.
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.