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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - July 7th, 2014.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

New product at Crocus

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily) £24.99
Position: full sun Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil (or John Innes no. 3 compost for containers) Rate of growth: average Flowering period: July to September Hardiness: half hardy (will need protection in winter) Globes of of trumpet-shaped, deep blue flowers appear from July to September on straight stems above bold clumps of strap-like, mid-green leaves. These beautiful African lilies provide valuable late summer interest in a sunny, well-drained border, or large patio pot. Where temperatures fall below zero, container-grown specimens should be overwintered in a frost free place. Garden care: Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly from spring until flowering. Divide congested plants in spring, but be aware that they may not flower again the next summer.