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Botanical name: Agapanthus 'Blue Giant'
Other names: African lily 'Blue Giant', Dutch blue giant
Variety or cultivar: 'Blue Giant' _ 'Blue Giant' is an herbaceous perennial with large umbels of funnel-shaped blue flowers in mid and late summer.
Agapanthus 'Blue Giant' is: Semi evergreen
Flower: Blue in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer
Pests: Generally pest free.
Diseases: Generally disease free, but a virus disease may be a problem.
Pruning: No need to cut down in the autumn, as the seedheads look attractive over winter. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation: Propagate by division every 3 to 4 years in spring.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Agapanthus 'Blue Giant' (African lily 'Blue Giant') will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Coastal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Mediterranean, Containers, Sub-Tropical
Cultivation: Grow in fertile, moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Can also grow in a container. In cold areas, mulch well overwinter.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
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I planted 17 Agapanthus 'Blue Giant' Late summer early autumn they died down completely over winter and there is no sign of anything shooting. Could they all have died? Or is it normal.
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