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Agapanthus orientalis 'Cloudy Days' is a mid-sized, clumping perennial plant with bi-coloured blue and white flowers in summer. It is a great hardy garden plant for most areas and soil types. Grows in full sun to shade, but best flowering is in higher light. Good for general garden planting, and tubs and pots. Drought and frost hardy. Rarely troubled by any pests or disease.
Flower colour: white and blue
Flowering season: spring summer
Maximum height: 1 metres
Minimum height: not specified
Maximum width: 0.8 metres
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-7.5
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.