African lily

Agapanthus 'Queen Mum' ('Pmn06')

African lily - Agapanthus  'Queen Mum'  ('Pmn06')

Common Name: African lily
Genus: Agapanthus
Cultivar: 'Queen Mum' ('Pmn06')

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Has interesting foliage, Suitable for growing in containers, A good architectural plant

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 1.20 m (120 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.50 m (50 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July & August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

    Larger than average, trumpet-shaped flowers with white-tipped petals that have a violet-blue base form big rounded clusters on top of the stout upright stems from midsummer. Spectacular when in full bloom, it has a striking architectural presence so makes a great feature for either a sunny border or pot.

  • Garden care: Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser throughout the growing season. Keep reasonably dry during the winter and protect the crowns with a dry mulch in the autumn. Divide plants that have become too big in spring but remember you will often get more flowers when the roots are constricted.

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