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Agapanthus orientalis 'Queen Mum' (Agapanthus)

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Plant description

agapanthus orientalus queen mum

agapanthus orientalis queen mum 2

Agapanthus orientalis 'Queen Mum' is a tough, herbaceous perennial plant with full bi-coloured flowers heads of blue and white. The foliage is glossy green, and the plant and flower size are large for agapanthus. It likes a sunny position, but will grow in shade, though this will diminish the flowering. Tolerates frost, drought and humidity, and does well on a wide range of soils. Rarely troubled by pests or disease, so is good for low maintenance gardens.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: blue and white
Flowering season: spring summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 1.2 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Insects, bees.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-7.5

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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