AGAPANTHUS 'Purple Cloud'

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

Tall growing form with deep violet-purple flowers.
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Erect, then arching broadly strap-shaped leaves.
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Violet purple
  • Height
    1.5 to 2m (5 to 6½ft)
  • Spread
    60 to 70cm (24 to 28in)
  • 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. Produces rounded heads, 20-25cm (8-10in) across of nodding flowers to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun

AGAPANTHUS 'Purple Cloud'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. 'Storm Cloud'. Wonderful in a large container
    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
    Fully hardy
  • 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
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
1.5 to 2m (5 to 6½ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Average Person
  60 to 70cm (24 to 28in)
 

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