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Agapanthus ‘Midnight Sky’ (PBR) ‘DWAgHyb-01’
(African Lily)


£20.00 £16.00
July - September
80cm x 70cm
Cut Flowers
Half Hardy

Agapanthus ‘Midnight Sky’ evokes the mystique of a night sky on a Summer’s day with its deep, dark blooms. This variety is perfect for adding richly deep colour to the garden during the warmer months. Its striking appearance makes it a standout choice for borders and containers. Our horticultural team recommends pairing it with companions like Phlox or Salvia for an eye-catching display of contrasting colours and textures.

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Agapanthus 'Midnight Sky' boasts a rich, deep blueish-purple hue that commands attention in any garden setting. This variety promises to add contrast to borders or become a show-stopping centrepiece on the patio. With its towering stature, reaching up to a meter in height, 'Midnight Sky' elevates beds and borders to new heights while captivating garden onlookers with its impressive flower heads. The plant forms a lush mound of evergreen foliage, providing a striking backdrop for its abundant clusters of trumpet-shaped blooms. Throughout the Summer to early Autumn, these magnificent flowers adorn long, sturdy stems, attracting bees and pollinators with their irresistible charm. Despite its majestic appearance, 'Midnight Sky' is surprisingly low maintenance, requiring minimal water and exhibiting remarkable resilience to pests and diseases. For gardeners seeking to introduce or sustain wildlife, 'Midnight Sky' serves as a beacon, inviting pollinators to revel in its abundance. With its captivating blooms and minimal care requirements, this stunning Agapanthus variety ensures a breath-taking display season after season, leaving admirers and neighbours enjoying its celestial beauty.

Planting Conditions

Agapanthus like moist but well drained soil, made from clay, sand, chalk or loam, at any pH. They should be planted in a sunny spot with at least 6 hours of sunlight a day, and that spot should be sheltered to ensure their best performance. When potted, Agapanthus are more floriferous, however they can work well planted in a bed or border too as long as the soil is freely draining.

Watering & Feeding

Agapanthus love being a little more on the dry side than most perennials, meaning they won't need watering as often as other plants in the garden. Because of this, they should also be planted in soil that drains well - and this watering can be performed once or twice a week. If you're wondering when they should be watered in their flowering season, check the top inch of soil, as if it's dry then they could do with a water. They should be fertilised with a fertiliser of a 1-2-1 ratio, mainly in Spring and Summer.

General Care

Agapanthus are low maintenance plants overall which makes them perfect for newer gardeners. They won't survive through a cold Winter outside and so will need protecting in a greenhouse throughout the months where frost is a risk. When you come to plant your Agapanthus, dig a hole twice the size of the pot, place the plant in and fill in the rest with compost. A roughly 3 inch layer of mulch should then be applied around the base of the plant, and then watered until the soil is saturated to make sure that the plant will establish in its new location well.