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Botanical name: Agapanthus umbellatus 'Albus'
Other names: Lily of the Nile 'Albus' , A. africanus 'Albus'
Variety or cultivar: 'Albus' _ 'Albus' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with large umbels of very large funnel-shaped white flowers in mid and late summer.
Agapanthus umbellatus 'Albus' is: Semi evergreen
Flower: White in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer
Habit: Clump-forming, Upright
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 umbellatus 'Albus' (Lily of the Nile 'Albus' ) 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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When you say that agapanthus grow 1,2 metres high, are you talking about leaves or flowers/stems? I believe you are talking about the flowers but, ow tall can the leaves grow?
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