Agapanthus 'Glen Avon'
Common Name: African lily
Cultivar: 'Glen Avon'
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Suitable for growing in containers, Long flowering period
|Hardiness: Half-Hardy||Height: 1.00 m (100 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 0.50 m (50 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Evergreen||Flower Colour: Blue|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: July to September|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
- John Innes no. 3 compost for container grown plants
This is a new variety with huge globes of trumpet-shaped bright blue flowers with dark stripes on each petal that appear from July to September. The flowers are held on straight stems above bold clumps of evergreen strap-like mid-green leaves. These beautiful African lilies provide valuable late summer interest in a sunny well-drained border or large patio pot.
- Garden care: Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly from spring until flowering. In cold areas protect the crown of the plant with a deep dry mulch. Divide plants in spring.
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