Agapanthus campanulatus 'Cobalt Blue'
Common Name: African lily
Cultivar: 'Cobalt Blue'
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Has interesting foliage
|Hardiness: Half-Hardy||Height: 0.60 m (60 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 0.45 m (45 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: Blue|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: July to September|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
A wonderful variety of African lily bearing rounded heads of dark blue trumpet-shaped flowers from July to September. This bold perennial provides a perfect focal point for a sunny, moist but well- drained border. With handsome ornamental seed heads and clumps of strap-shaped, mid-green leaves that are retained all year it provides a particularly long season of interest.
- Garden care: Keep well-watered during the growing season applying a balanced liquid fertiliser each month from spring until the plant flowers. Over-winter container-grown specimens in a cool greenhouse or conservatory watering sparingly.
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