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Agapanthus hybrida Sugar Plum

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Wantirna
B12, C7
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Wantirna
B12, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 30
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.82 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.51 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Agapanthus hybrida Sugar Plum Lily of the Nile, African Lily, AMPU001,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Hedging / Screening Clumping, Tufting

Description:
Sugar Plum™ Agapanthus produces striking purple flowers for a longer period. Flowers can be seen en-masse from October to November, and sporadically throughout the year. This compact form has good disease resistance and is tough, drought and frost tolerant. Grows approx. 40cm high x 50cm wide; 50-60cm high flowers. Uses: Garden beds, borders, patio pots, planter boxes.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Erosion Control, Fire Retardant, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Mealy Bugs, Rust

Cultural Notes: Full sun to part shade. Drought and frost tolerant. Suited to most soil types, but thrives in rich soil. Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). If required use slow release fertiliser in Spring (for best flower production). Remove older leaves and spent flowers stems as required. Information and images courtesy of Ozbreed

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Amaryllidaceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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