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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.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
white bell agapanthus
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
A. campanulatus var. albidus is a bulb-like deciduous perennial forming a clump of strap-shaped leaves, with erect stems to 60cm tall, bearing rounded umbels of white flowers in summer and early autumn
E South Africa
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
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or grow in a container. In cold areas, mulch well overwinter
Propagate by division every 3 to 4 years in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No need to cut down as the seedheads look attractive over winter
Pests May be attacked by slugs and snails
Generally disease free, but may be attacked by a virus
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