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Agapanthus praecox 'Peter Pan' (Agapanthus, Lily of the Nile)

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Plant description

agapanthus praecox peter pan

agapanhus praecox peter pan flower

Agapanthus praecox 'Peter Pan' is a decorative, hardy, herbaceous perennial plant. It flowers in summer, with globe shaped heads of flowers of pale blue. The flowers last well as cut flowers. 'Peter Pan' is a dwarf variety of agapanthus, with compact flower stems, making it a useful landscaping choice. It can be mass planted, and is also a good specimen plant, for borders and narrow spaces, and containers.

Agapanthus are an easy care plant with few pests or diseases. They are drought resistant once established, and suit most soil types. They prefer a sunny position, and will also grow in a lightly shaded spot. Will tolerate some frost.

Propagation of agapanthus is by division of the rhizomatous clump.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: blue
Flowering season: summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 0.3 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: Birds, bees, insects.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-7.0

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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