Agapanthus Navy Blue with Rosa pot
The Agapanthus ‘navy blue’ produces lots of dark blue flowers on stiff green stalks providing a burst of colour to your outside space throughout summer. This plant is very wildlife friendly and is a favourite of butterflies and bees.
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No need to cut down in the autumn, as the seed heads look attractive over winter.
How to care for Agapanthus Navy Blue
Agapanthus Navy Blue really likes the sun but can be happy in a partial position.
This is a low maintenance plant, just the occasional feed will help encourage healthy growth.
Water regularly in the spring and summer.
Plant with a good quality, peat free compost. Feed in early spring and then a few months later.
Keep soil moist and well drained. Adding grit to your compost when planting will encourage better drainage.
Agapanthus 'Navy Blue'
Flowers every year (perennial)
NURSERY POT SIZE
Avoid eating or licking. The roots, leaves and sap are toxic
EVENTUAL GROWTH (2-5 YEARS)
Height - 0.5m-1m, Width - 0.1m-0.5m
Agapanthus Navy Blue
In this Soto Masterclass, Max covers the key features and maintenance of the Agapanthus Navy Blue, which is often referred to as the African Lilly.
Max describes what to do with the seed pods at the end of the flowering season, suggesting either leave for winter interest or watch as he cuts them down. He explains what to do about yellow leaves suggesting a plant feed if the whole plant is affected.