AGAPANTHUS africanus 'Headbourne hybrids'

Commonly known as African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower

  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Blue
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early 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 winter
    Hardy 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
  • Full sun

AGAPANTHUS africanus 'Headbourne hybrids'

 
Seeds £5.00 packet 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £4.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£15.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £13.00 each
Any 10+ for £12.00 each
Seeds may be available, check buying options below.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    The toughest Agapanthus, bred for the British climate. Variable and the name is often misapplied.
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, snails, viruses.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Originally raised by the Hon. Lewis Palmer, at Headbourne Worthy, Hampshire, UK.
  • Flower Shape
    Trumpet
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Cottage garden
    Patio / pot plants
    Town garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
    Borderline
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Loam based compost (JI No. 3) for containers.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    Harmful to dogs
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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1m (39in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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