Museum gave Rogers a rare success in his native land by winning the Ebor Handicap by a short head under 7st 13lb, and then completed the trainer's unique Classic clean sweep with an easy victory over stablemate African Lily
in the Irish St Leger.
Summer flowering bulbs such as the wonderful agapanthus, or African lily
, also looK fantastic in pots, providing a striKing display of ball-shaped 13cm flower clusters in blues or whites, late in summer.
Summer-flowering bulbs such as the wonderful agapanthus, or African lily
, look fantastic in pots, providing a striking display of ball-shaped 13cm (5in) flower clusters in blues or whites, late in the summer.
THE Agapanthus, or African lily
, is a hardy perennial which Adrienne recommends for planting in a large tub on a patio or balcony.
Commonly known as the African Lily
, this bulb, which will not flower in its first year, is a versatile border plant.
A collection of five superb perennials, one each of decorative Geranium (above right), African Lily
, Poppy, Canna Lily and Gypsophila.
Neither agapanthus africanus, the African lily
, nor galtonia, the summer hyacinth, are fully hardy.
AAgapanthus, the blue African lily
, is a remarkably hardy plant, so strong seedlings should survive well outside during the winter, although they must be in a very well-drained bed or container.
blue African lily
(see page 29) is a dramatic choice for a patio, with its blue heads of flowers on stiff stalks standing amid glossy strap-shaped leaves.
AGAPANTHUS or the blue African lily
is a good choice for coastal gardens, as it tolerates salt-laden winds and dry, shallow soils.
THE round heads of the African lily
agapanthus are made up of pendant, bell-shaped flowers in deep shades of blue or violet blue or white and appear from July and last right through to early September.
You'll also want some big pots, whether for annuals or perennials like lilies and the blue African lily
(Agapanthus), or for shrubs such as camellias and rhododenrons.
The Blue African Lily
(Agapanthus), colourful hybrid Asiatic lilies, and the magnificent species lilies like Lilium regale, L.