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Semi-evergreenKeeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.Vigorous, clump-forming perennial with grey-green, strap-shaped leaves.
Hardy - average winterHardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)Borderline. Mulch for winter in cold areas. Bring pots into shelter
AGAPANTHUS africanus 'Headbourne hybrids'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowThe toughest Agapanthus, bred for the British climate. Variable and the name is often misapplied.Pests & DiseasesSlugs, snails, viruses.Place of originGarden origin. Originally raised by the Hon. Lewis Palmer, at Headbourne Worthy, Hampshire, UK.
Garden Location/ConditionsPatio / pot plants
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilLoam based compost (JI No. 3) for containers.
Toxic - Category CHarmful if eatenHarmful to dogs
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- Splitting / dividing pot grown plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Splitting / dividing plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video