Agapanthus campanulatus var. albidus Agapanthus Campanulatus Albidus
African Lily - 2 litres
Agapanthus campanulatusvar. albidus is a variety of this hardy deciduous species of the African lily with rounded heads of pure white trumpet-shaped flowers from July to September, over a clump of bright green foliage. Lovely at the front of a sunny border or large container and superb as cut flowers. Attractive to butterflies. Seedheads add interest in autumn and winter. Height and spread 60 by 45cm. Good seaside plant.
Plant in spring or summer in moist but well-drained soil in a sunny position. Feed monthly with a balanced liquid fertiliser until flowering. Hardy, but still cover with a protective dry mulch in winter. To grow in containers, use John Innes No 3 potting compost, water freely during the growing season, keep dry in a frost-free place over winter.
British nursery grown.
Butterfly and bee friendly.
|Botanical name||Agapanthus campanulatus var. albidus|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||African Lily|
|Foliage colour||Green, Silver/Grey|
|Plant type||Herbaceous Perennials|
|Season of interest||Summer|
|Time to maturity||2 - 5 years|
|Ultimate height||1.1m - 1.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|