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Agapanthus ‘Blue Prince’

African lily

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Features

  • BloomsMarch
  • Height0.5m
  • Spread0.35m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourPurple-white, pale purple
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Agapanthus ‘Blue Prince’ (African lily). This cultivar has purple white blooms with central pale purple stripes over mid green, strap-shaped leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Bulb

Origin

South Africa

The name Agapanthus comes from the Greek 'agape' - love; and 'anthos' - flower.

Interest and use

Grown for their attractive flowers and seedheads. Borders, containers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Suitable for coastal conditions.

Propagation

The plants will increase slowly but may be propagated by division in the spring. The plants may also be raised from seed in the autumn or spring (but cultivars will not come true from seed).

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs, snails and viruses may be a problem.

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