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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
African lily [Silver Moon]
Agapanthus 'Notfred' Agapanthus 'Silver Moon'
Agapanthus are clump-forming perennials with narrowly strap-shaped leaves, evergreen in some species, and erect stems bearing umbels of funnel-shaped blue or white flowers
[Silver Moon] is a herbaceous perennial, up to 60cm high, with green leaves edged with cream, and blue flowers in late summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in sun in well-drained but moisture-retentive soil in full sun, and in colder areas provide winter protection with a dry mulch; for more advice, see Agapanthus cultivation
Propagate by division between spring and early summer, or in early autumn after plants have finished flowering
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required: allow flowering stems to remain, because the seedheads look attractive over winter
Pests May be affected by slugs or snails and Agapanthus gall midge
May be affected by a virus
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