Agapanthus 'Silver Lining'

A new hybrid that carries a unique form of upright, semi-pendulous blooms. An unusual selection for those wanting to grow something striking and a bit different to the norm. More
3 x 9cm pots 511580-3 £29.95

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A new form with deciduous lush green strap like leaves producing unique upright, semi-pendulous white blooms streaked with the palest of lilacs. As the flowers open, they become more pendulous, a striking and unusual characteristic that is inherited from their inapertus parentage.

Genus Agapanthus
Group/Species inapertus
Variety Silver Lining
Type Perennial
Common Name African Lily
Border Position Border (Middle)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 75cm (30in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Agapanthus grow best in moisture-retentive soil in a site that receives sun for most of the day. On heavy soils, mix in grit when planting. Space 30cm (12in) apart with crowns 5cm (2in) below the ground. Agapanthus are well-suited to being grown in pots, which can then be brought into a conservatory or greenhouse for the winter. For containers use a good quality peat-free compost with slow release feed granules added, for long-term feed. You can also try planting into a pot and sinking into the ground; restricting the roots will encourage flower production.
Care Tips Feed with a high potassium fertiliser, such as comfrey pellets, monthly from spring until flowering. It may take two or three years for plants to establish before flowering really takes off, but after this they will grow in to long-flowering clumps. If clumps become too big, they can be lifted and split every four to five years. Overwinter with a dry mulch. If you are far north, we recommend growing these in pots so that you can bring them out of the frosts for winter. Protect against slugs and snails.
Flowering July - September
Vase Life Excellent cut flowers and lovely seedpods too.
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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