17 Nov 2012

Agapanthus 'Back in Black' Plants

Back in Black is a new variety of the conventional red Africa lily. The huge leads of dark red blossoms are associated by dark almost black arises. As the blossoms reduce they are followed by black flower seeds leads that create a extraordinary, structural effect. These last well when cut or dry for the house. Grow in wet but well-drained ground in a warm identify. In cooler area, put on a dry compost in winter. On the other hand, flower in huge containers and move to a protected identify during weather.

Family: Amaryllidaceae
Genus: Agapanthus
Cultivar: Back in Black
Plant type: Tender perennial
Flower colour: Blue
Foliage colour: Mid-green
Feature: Attractive seed-heads, Flowers
Sun exposure: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist
Hardiness: Tender
Skill level: Beginner
Height: 80cm
Spread: 60cm
Time to divide plants: March to April


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