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50mm Pot

Agapanthus orientalis

Agapanthus Agapetite is a small and hardy Agapanthus that will smother itself in masses of classic pure white double blooms. The attractive lush green foliage and compact habit makes it perfect for low maintenance borders.

Agapanthus can be potentially invasive in some environments so should not be planted near bushland or other sensitive areas. Check local government restrictions and plant sterile or low-seeding varieties as an alternative.

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 as a potted plant.

  • 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 15cm wide
  • Grows to 15cm high
  • Summer

Availability: OUT OF STOCK/OUT OF SEASON! Available to order from mid-June to August unless sold out.

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The exception to this guarantee is discounted, end of season stock which is sold on an ‘as is’ basis. Generally this stock is sound but should be planted as soon as possible and may not perform as well as normal in season products.

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  • Orders NOT containing Roses, 120mm and larger pots/grow-bags, Bare-rooted Trees, Composting Buckets, nor any items with individually specified delivery charges, all delivered at one time, will incur the normal $9.90 freight charge. These items are referred to as “Basic Items”.
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  • Orders containing products with explicitly stated delivery charges will incur charges as detailed in the individual product description.

Orders containing products from two different seasons (eg Rose or spring bulb pre-orders) that require separate deliveries will incur two delivery charges at the relevant rates (unless a free freight offer applies). A $4.00 Quarantine Inspection Surcharge applies in addition to the Delivery Charge for orders delivered to Tasmania, Northern Territory and Western Australia due to the increased complexity of quarantine requirements.

As quarantine inspections apply to each delivery, 2 quarantine charges will apply where orders contain products from different seasons.   *Please note that if you order large items (eg Patio, Standard or Weeping Roses, Fruit Trees) you must specify a street address for the delivery address. StarTrack Express generally do not deliver to PO Boxes or RSD addresses so your order will be held until a suitable address is obtained. In rural areas StarTrack may deliver to physical addresses such as general stores that act as Australia Post agencies but we suggest you check with them first. Where ‘Free Delivery’ vouchers apply to an order, details of the voucher should be entered in the “Your message to us” field. Orders (except Pre-orders) are normally despatched within 7-14 working days from the time of ordering during busy periods. Delivery times may be extended during peak periods (typically following the release of the latest catalogue), extended public holidays, if extreme weather conditions are not suitable for live plant transport or as detailed in the product description. Individual items may be back ordered to avoid delaying the delivery of other items. Please allow additional delivery time for orders to Tasmania, Northern Territory and Western Australia due to quarantine restrictions.

Please note: Some orders may not be possible to parts of Australia due to quarantine and some items may carry unique delivery charges. Check full delivery policy.

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
FloweringMid 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.
SoilWell 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.
Ideafor borders, beside fences and along driveways.
Tips: Remove flower heads after flowering to prevent seeding in unintended places.