Agapanthus orientalis 'Blue'

Agapanthus orientalis 'Blue'

Agapanthus orientalis 'Blue'

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The blue-to-purple flowers of Agapanthus orientalis 'Blue' are held in a stunning cluster above its strap-like leaves, creating an attractive spectacle. Commonly referred to as the Lilly of the Nile, this species was initially discovered in South Africa¹. Agapanthus orientalis Blue is a splendid perennial plant with clusters of vibrant blue flowers. This sought-after variety brings an element of gracefulness to any garden or landscape. With its upright and robust growth habit, it thrives in diverse growing conditions. Meticulously handpicked by top-notch growers, this low-maintenance plant ensures exceptional quality and is suitable for both seasoned and amateur gardeners. Elevate the allure of your outdoor space with the gorgeous blue blossoms of Agapanthus orientalis Blue.

Light requirement: Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Medium

Watering frequency:

Soil: Well-draining soil is recommended. It can tolerate a range of soil types, including sandy and loamy soils.

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Intermediate

Suitable for containers: Yes

More info: Agapanthus orientalis Blue prefers well-draining soil and regular watering during the growing season. It is relatively drought-tolerant once established. This plant is suitable for beginners and requires minimal care. Remove spent flower stalks to encourage new growth.

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Drought tolerance: Medium

Frost tolerance: High

Wind tolerance: Medium

Disease and pest susceptibility: Agapanthus orientalis Blue is generally resistant to diseases and pests. However, it may be susceptible to aphids and snails in certain conditions. Regular inspection and appropriate pest control measures can help maintain plant health.

Mature height: 70 cm

Mature width: 50 cm

Suitable for shaping: No

Colour: Green

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; profuse/bright display

Flower colour: Blue to purple

Flower fragrant: No

Flowering season: Summer to early autumn

Fruit: No

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