Agapanthus Lilliput description:
Clusters of blue trumpet flowers held proudly on tall stems in the summer.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
How easy is it to grow:
This is good for the middle of a border, cottage garden, or patio and it is easy if the soil is well drained. It doesn’t like an exposed site.
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Common names: African lily Lilliput
Originates from South Africa’s Drakensberg Mountains.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a groundcover plant?
Yes, it will fill a space in the border.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Hardy if in well drained soil down to -10 to -15 C if established.
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
No need to trim spent flowers as they look quite attractive as they go into the winter.
Size of plant:
Height 50 cm.
Spread 50 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 4 plants per square metre.
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