agapanthus


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Synonyms for agapanthus

any of various plants of the genus Agapanthus having umbels of showy blue to purple flowers

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We''re used to seeing them in containers but up here on this sunny, wind-blown roof, conditions are similar to those in the mountains of South Africa where most agapanthus come from.
Or send cheques/POs, payable to Eastfields Nursery, to: People Agapanthus Offer, Eastfields Nursery, Rookery Farm, Holbeach St Johns, Spalding PE12 8SG.
Well,Frans notes that agapanthus like milder climates and as I live in a frost pocket it probably wasn't the wisest choice, although they can thrive in greenhouses.
It's not that they're aren't pretty, but they're overdone - like agapanthus.
Agapanthus albus produces compact clumps of strap-shaped leaves above which the white flowers rise as rounded umbels on tall stems.
It's easy to understand why so many San Fernando Valley gardeners are fans: Agapanthus stays green all year, can be planted in pots on the patio or in full sun, requires little water - and also readily multiplies and spreads.
In sun, for red, select ivy or zonal geranium, petunia, pentas and trailing verbena; for white, zonal geranium, petunia and trailing white lantana; for blue, lobelia, petunia, ageratum and dwarf agapanthus.
QLAST week, Sue Baker asked if her agapanthus would stop flowering if she repotted it.
Heap a mulch over tender herbaceous perennials and over the area where bulbs such as agapanthus and nerines are planted.
The most famous of these is agapanthus, also called lily-of-the-Nile, a stalwart of the perennial bed that's virtually indestructible in full to half-day sun.
Agapanthus scored at Brighton and Savaronola obliged at Wolverhampton, but Sommersturm failed at the latter venue.
designed by Heather Appleton, which used the majestic blue agapanthus as its statement flower above green Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln', known also as fountain or foxtail grass.
The plants selected for a moon garden could include white chrysanthemum, cosmos, nicotiana, petunia, alyssum, delphinium, candytuft, star jasmine, white agapanthus, calla lily, iris, moonflower (white morning glory), and paperwhite narcissus.
Their striking heads of blue flowers are B Lots of our agapanthus stay in the ground all year round.
Plant agapanthus bulbs in groups in large pots or directly outside in warm, sheltered borders.