Agapanthus inapertus

A striking agapanthus with a compact head of drooping dark blue flowers.
FLOWER COLOUR:  
AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 1.5m x 0.4m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

An attractive deciduous or evergreen perennial bulbous groundcover.   The leaves sprout from the base and are arranged in a fan-like formation.  They are often arching and grooved.  It bears a compact cluster of dark blue drooping tubular flowers.  The flowers are borne on erect stalks that are up to 2m tall.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Attracts insects.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Forest margin, grasslands and mountains.

MAINTENANCE:
Low maintenance.

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Water moderately in growing season.

GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, country, formal, grassland, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
Used extensively for mass planting or a mixed border.
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