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Agapanthus praecox Dwarf White

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Agapanthus praecox Dwarf White Dwarf Agapanthus, Lily of the Nile, African Lily,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting

Strappy, arching, green leaved clumping plant with tuberous, fleshy roots and white flowers that sit high on stems above the foliage. Used extensively in pots, in borders and along pathways. Very good for erosion control and is fire retardant.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm <30cm

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Water well in the flowering season. Remove flower stalks at the base before they set seed. Manually remove dead foliage also. Use gloves, sap is sticky and can irritate skin. Does not tolerate humidity or heavy frosts.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Liliaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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