Agapanthus africanus 'Albus'

Giant white flowers
£7.50
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Agapanthus africanus (African Lily)

Ultimate growth height 80cm+

Pot size: 11cm

Large White Agapanthus africanus

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Beautiful pure white form of the African lily, which can reach an enormous size! Agapanthus love lots of feed in the summer months and plenty of sunshine to flower really well. This white agapanthus has flowers that can grow to 20cm in diameter on strong stems up to a meter high. 'Albus' has large green strappy leaves which are usually evergreen. Agapanthus 'Albus' looks fantastic either growing in a large terracotta planter or in the herbacous border. Plant into a free draining soil in full sun, agapanthus do very well in coastal locations as well. We love this white agapanthus and use it as much as possible in our Flower Show dispalys.

Agapanthus africanus 'Albus' 80cm+

 

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  • PlantingDig a sufficiently deep planting hole and ensure that the rootball of the plant has been saturated in a bucket of water before hand. Loosen the soil at the bottom of the planting hole. Tip the plant out of its pot and position in the planting hole. Water the hole submerging the rootball with water. As the water drains away back-fill with soil so that the back-fill material is also really saturated. Firm in securely to avoid large air pockets around the roots of the plant and ensure that the soil is level with the crown of the plant. Open Close

    Dig a sufficiently deep planting hole and ensure that the rootball of the plant has been saturated in a bucket of water before hand. Loosen the soil at the bottom of the planting hole. Tip the plant out of its pot and position in the planting hole. Water the hole submerging the rootball with water. As the water drains away back-fill with soil so that the back-fill material is also really saturated. Firm in securely to avoid large air pockets around the roots of the plant and ensure that the soil is level with the crown of the plant.

  • Watering/Feeding Open Close

    Water thoroughly a few times following planting depending on the time of year and rainfall. An application of general-purpose fertilizer at planting should be sufficient. A nutrient rich mulch may be applied in autumn or spring to maximize growth but is not necessary.

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    Cut back frosted growth in autumn of herbaceous species. This is a good time to apply a mulch to the soil if available. Slightly tender species such as Penstemon and Verbena should not be cut down until mid spring. Irises should be deadheaded regularly throughout the season and the foliage shortened in autumn to avoid ‘windrock’ through winter. Division of clumping varieties such as Achillea, Salvia, Scabiosa and many grasses may be carried out every few years in autumn. Irises should be divided in mid summer, following flowering when required. Agapanthus are best divided after flowering and prefer to be slightly pot bound if grown in a container.

 
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