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Agapanthus 'Black Magic'

 

African Lily 'Black Magic'

A clump-forming, evergreen perennial with broad, strap-shaped, dark green leaves and large, rounded heads of trumpet-shaped flowers, often with a central stripe on the petals. It flowers in late summer and early autumn. 'Black Magic' is a variety of Agapanthus which when buds first appear on upright stems and before bloom, they turn dark purple near formed bud. Big open clusters of dark purple/black flowers mid to late summer. They have slightly arching, sturdy, robust, green strap like leaves.

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plant Features
  • African Lily Black Magic likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • African Lily Black Magic likes very little water

    Very little water

  • African Lily Black Magic is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • African Lily Black Magic likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

African Lily 'Black Magic'

Latin name

Agapanthus 'Black Magic'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Amaryllidaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    African Lily Black Magic likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    African Lily Black Magic is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    African Lily Black Magic likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    African Lily Black Magic likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown African Lily Black Magic is 0.50meters x 0.50meters 0.50 M 0.50 M

Agapanthus 'Black Magic'

A clump-forming, evergreen perennial with broad, strap-shaped, dark green leaves and large, rounded heads of trumpet-shaped flowers, often with a central stripe on the petals. It flowers in late summer and early autumn. 'Black Magic' is a variety of Agapanthus which when buds first appear on upright stems and before bloom, they turn dark purple near formed bud. Big open clusters of dark purple/black flowers mid to late summer. They have slightly arching, sturdy, robust, green strap like leaves.


Flowering

From Mid Summer TO Mid Autumn

Summer and autumn mid blue with central stripe, large, trumpet like individual flowers held in round flower heads.

 

Planting outdoors

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

In spring plant out container grown plants in a moist, well drained and sunny site

 

Planting Outdoors Spring

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

In spring plant out container grown plants in a moist, well drained and sunny site.

 

Propagation by seed

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Sow seed under glass in early spring for transplanting in early summer.

 
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