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Agapanthus Star Quality
(African Lily)

£20.00 £16.00

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July - September
60cm x 60cm
Sun
Cut Flowers
Half Hardy

Agapanthus Star Quality – the plant version of a Hollywood starlet! She’s got stunning blue blooms with deeper blue centres and requires little maintenance. Lights, camera, action – it’s time to add some star power to your garden!

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Description

Say hello to Agapanthus Star Quality, the plant that's ready to take the spotlight in your garden! With its large blue flower heads with a deeper blue centre, this agapanthus variety is sure to be the star of the show. Its unique flower shape and tall, sturdy stems make it a striking addition to any garden or floral arrangement. But Agapanthus Star Quality isn't just a pretty face - it's also incredibly easy to care for. It is drought tolerant, making it perfect for those busy days when you don't have time to constantly water your plants. Whether you're an experienced gardener or just starting out, Agapanthus Star Quality is a great choice for adding some star power to your outdoor space. Its long blooming period means you'll enjoy its gorgeous flowers for weeks on end. So why settle for a garden that's lacking in star quality? With Agapanthus Star Quality, you can add some Hollywood glamour to your backyard. Get ready for the paparazzi because this plant is ready to shine!

Planting Conditions

Agapanthus is a versatile plant that can thrive in a range of planting conditions. For best results, plant in well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. Agapanthus prefers full sun to partial shade, but can tolerate some shade. It is important to avoid planting in areas with standing water, as the plant is susceptible to root rot. Agapanthus can also tolerate drought conditions, but regular watering during the growing season is recommended for optimal growth and flowering.

Watering & Feeding

Agapanthus is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal watering and feeding. During the growing season, water regularly to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. Avoid overhead watering, as it can lead to fungal diseases. Agapanthus is a light feeder, and will benefit from a balanced fertiliser applied once or twice during the growing season. Too much fertiliser can lead to lush foliage and fewer flowers, so it is important to follow the manufacturer's instructions for application. In areas with heavy rainfall or poor drainage, it may be necessary to fertilise more frequently to replace nutrients that leach from the soil.

General Care

Agapanthus is a low-maintenance plant that is easy to care for. Regular deadheading of spent flowers will promote continuous blooming throughout the growing season. The plant should be divided every three to four years to prevent overcrowding and promote healthier growth. Agapanthus is relatively pest and disease-resistant, but can be susceptible to snails and slugs. Handpicking or using an organic slug bait can help control these pests. Finally, in colder climates, the plant may benefit from a layer of mulch applied in the fall to protect the roots from freezing temperatures. With minimal care, Agapanthus can provide years of beautiful blooms in the garden.