African lily

Agapanthus 'Glen Avon'

African lily - Agapanthus  'Glen Avon'

Common Name: African lily
Genus: Agapanthus
Cultivar: 'Glen Avon'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Suitable for growing in containers, Long flowering period

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.50 m (50 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Blue
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering 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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