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botanical name:
Agapanthus 'Silver Mist'
Agapanthus 'Silver Mist' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  African blue lily
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, semi-evergreen
height: 0.80m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: light blue
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Heads of very pale silvery blue funnel-shaped flowers on strong stems in late summer. Arching strap-shaped deep green leaves, semi-evergreen or evergreen.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in full sun. Drought tolerant once established. In cold areas protect by mulching in winter.

propagation:
By division.

other notes:
Bred by R.J.Fulcher, Bicton College, Devon, UK, 1993

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