Agapanthus Africanus "Peter Pan" - 9cm pot
Agapanthus africanus "Peter Pan" Blue Flowers
Common Names: Lily of the Nile, African Lily
Lily of the Nile is an attractive evergreen perennial from Southern Africa. It produces glossy clumps of long arching strap-like leaves. Large rounded clusters of lily-type flowers are produced on long erect stems above the foliage. Agapanthus is great for accent planting, edging or planting in mass as ground cover. They also make excellent container specimens and can be used in cut flower arrangements.
"Peter Pan" is a dwarf variety Agapanthus producing foliage 8" to 12" tall and forming a clump up to 1-2 feet wide. Large clusters of light-blue flowers are borne on erect 1-2 foot stems.
Lily of the Nile is very easy to grow and care for, it can even thrive on conditions of neglect and will naturalize readily. Plant in fast-draining soil; provide normal water and fertilizer during growing season.
Aspect: South, West
Exposure: Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
Cut back in Spring.
These are proven in the garden as tough, long-lasting plants requiring little maintenance.
Plant in a good garden soil in sun or shade.
Remove flowers to encourage foliage colour.
Use in containers(very good for winter tubs) or planted in beds or borders.