AGAPANTHUS 'Black Pantha'

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

Full heads of blue-black flowers from darker buds
Further Reading....
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Long, strap-like leaves.
  • Blue
    Blue black
  • Height
    1m (3ft)
  • Spread
    40cm (16in)
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
    Mulch for winter in cold areas. Bring pots into shelter
  • Full sun

AGAPANTHUS 'Black Pantha'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Mature plants produce multiple stems and make long-lasting cut flowers. Excellent pot subject.
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, snails, viruses.
    Place of origin
    South Africa (Northern Cape, Western Cape, Eastern Cape)
  • Flower Shape
    Trumpet
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Seasonal Interest
    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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