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Botanical name: Agapanthus inapertus subsp. intermedius
Other names: African lily
Species: A. inapertus subsp. intermedius - A. inapertus subsp. intermedius is an herbaceous perennial with strap-shaped, mid-green leaves and, in mid to late summer, upright stems bearing umbels of semi-pendent, bright violet-blue, funnel-shaped flowers.
Agapanthus inapertus subsp. intermedius is: Deciduous
Flower: Violet, Blue in Summer; Violet, Blue in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Pests: Generally pest free.
Diseases: Generally disease free, but a virus disease may be a problem.
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Agapanthus inapertus subsp. intermedius (African lily) will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 0.5m 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. A good plant for containers. In cold areas, mulch well overwinter.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|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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Why have all the Agapanthus been shy to flower this year?
Last year Ihad many more blooms.
Would the spring drought be responsible?
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