SpecificationsAgapanthus orientalis 'Blue' produces an attractive display of blue to purple flowers from a terminal cluster that sit high on top of the strap like foliage. This species is commonly known as the Lilly of the Nile, with it originally discovered in South Africa. This plant is suited for an abundance of uses; some include containers, mass plantings, edging for paths or driveways. Agapanthus orientalis Blue is easy to grow in most soil types that are well draining, with exposure to full sun or partial shade. Agapanthus orientalis Blue has low water requirements and has proven to be quite drought tolerant, only needing watering during hotter periods. A slow release fertiliser can be used in spring. Pruning is unnecessary; however removal of dead flower stems will encourage further flushes. Agapanthus orientalis Blue can grow to a height of 70cm by 50cm wide. Flowers can reach up to 1m in height.
Common Name African Lily, Lily of the Nile Plant Type Coastal, Evergreen, Outdoor, Perennial, Shrub, Strappy Leaf, Verge Dimensions 70cm high x 50cm wide Sunlight Full Sun Bird/Wildlife Attracting Yes Flower Colour Blue Foliage Colour Green Flowering Season Summer Botanical Genus Agapanthus Botanical Species orientalis Flower Type Tubular - The Corolla Forms A Tube Foliage Type Linear - Parallel Margins, Elongate Market Name Blue Width 50 cm Height 70 cm
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