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African Lily Blue Peter in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Agapanthus 'Blue Peter'

 

African Lily 'Blue Peter'

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. 'Blue Peter' is a reasonably hardy semi-evergreen with largish clusters of light blue flowers ideally suited to pots or garden borders. The leaves are green/grey in colour and strap like.

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plant Features
  • African Lily Blue Peter likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • African Lily Blue Peter likes very little water

    Very little water

  • African Lily Blue Peter is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • African Lily Blue Peter likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

African Lily 'Blue Peter'

Latin name

Agapanthus 'Blue Peter'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Amaryllidaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    African Lily Blue Peter likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    African Lily Blue Peter is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    African Lily Blue Peter likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    African Lily Blue Peter likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown African Lily Blue Peter is 0.60meters x 0.90meters 0.60 M 0.90 M

Agapanthus 'Blue Peter'

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. 'Blue Peter' is a reasonably hardy semi-evergreen with largish clusters of light blue flowers ideally suited to pots or garden borders. The leaves are green/grey in colour and strap like.


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 Spring

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

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

 

Planting outdoors

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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