AGAPANTHUS BLACK PANTHA (PBR)
Black Pantha has near black (very dark purple blue) flower buds that burst into large flower heads late November. They have a unique colour and form for 6 plus weeks mature plants have multiple flower stems which make a great cut flower with an excellent vase life of 12 to 14 days.
It is virtually sterile which makes it safe to plant close to natural vegetation and other sensitive areas. Drought resistant plant in full sun to light shade and protect from severe frosts when young. Black Pantha is ideal for mass planting borders and pots
Agapanthus plants are the perfect plant for a wide range of garden aspects, great for edging a driveway or fence line. They are hardy, low maintenance plants that are tolerant of drought and poor soil. Producing an abundance of bright purple, blue and white flowers, makes them a beloved addition to many gardens.
Supplied in a 50mm pot.
Orders containing this item will be dispatched from early November 2015.
- Frost tolerant once established
- Require little water once established
- Suitable for areas with full sun
- Suitable for areas with part shade
- Ideal in pots or containers
- Suitable to cut for vases
- Grows 1m wide
- Grows to 1.5m high
- Late Winter-Spring
Availability: OUT OF STOCK/OUT OF SEASON! Available to order from mid-October to January, unless sold out.
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Common Name: AGAPANTHUS
Also known as: African Lily, Lily of the Nile
Botanical Name: Agapanthus orientalis, Agapanthus albus, Agapanthus variegatus
Family Name: Liliaceae
Plant Type: Fleshy Rooted Perennial
Size Tall Varieties: 1.5m H x 50cm W Size Dwarf Varieties: 45cm H x 30cm W
Planting Width: 30-50cm apart Depth: Position the Crown at Soil Level
Flowering: Mid Spring to Early Summer.
Positioning: Full Sun, tolerates Part Shade but flowering will be compromised.
General Information: Evergreen plant that will grow almost anywhere, with very little effort and tolerates almost total neglect. Can take over and crowd out weaker plants. Tolerates extremes in temperatures of 40+ and -15 degrees C.
Soil: Well drained.
Watering:A drought tolerant plant. Water regularly when establishing, then only to supplement rainfall if required.
Fertilising: Not usually required, but can use a complete fertiliser in winter and spring.
Pruning: Clumps can be thinned and replanted immediately after flowering. Dislikes frost and humidity.
Pests: Generally resistant to pests and disease, however snails can be a problem. Bait as required.
✔Ideal for borders, beside fences and along driveways.
Tips: Remove flower heads after flowering to prevent seeding in unintended places.