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Agastache praecox Lilibet

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Wantirna
B10
Size: 14cm
Available: 29
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.82 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.51 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Agapanthus praecox Lilibet Lily of the Nile, Africian Lily, PMB011,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Description:
Small evergreen perennial with strappy-leaves that form dense clumps. Flower stems are held above the foliage, usually an abundant display of large clustered tubular blue and white bi-colour flowers from Nov to Feb. Equally popular mass planted and as a focal point. Great for erosion control and is a fire retardant. Perfect choice for hot, dry spots or under trees. Grows approx. 40cm tall x 40cm wide.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any

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: Tough plant, adaptable to poor soils and coastal conditions. Water well during the flowering period. Does not tolerate humidy and frost will damage the leaves but not kill the plant. Remove flower heads before they set seed, especially near bushland as they will germinate freely. Tidy plant by removing old leaves - wear gloves as sap can irritate the skin. Plant easily divided.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Amaryllidaceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue, White
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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