• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Clumps reach 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide; flower stalks rise above foliage.
    Key Feature:
    Showy Flowers
    Blooms:
    Midsummer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ag-a-PANTH-us in-ap-ER-tus
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Rounded
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Clumps reach 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide; flower stalks rise above foliage.
    Foliage color:Light Green
    Blooms:Midsummer
    Flower color:Violet-blue
    Garden styleContemporary, Cottage
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed in early spring and after flowering. Blooms best when undisturbed, but may be divided when overcrowded. In cold regions overwinter container plants indoors; cover outdoor plants with straw for protection.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    A naturally occurring form of Agapanthus inapertus found near the town of Graskop in northeast Transvaal, where it grows in grasslands. The name Graskop is derived from grassveld -- the characteristic vegetation of the South African Highveld.

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