• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Flower stalks to 3 ft. tall.
    Key Feature:
    Showy flowers
    Blooms:
    Late Spring to Early Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ag-a-PANTH-us
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Flower stalks to 3 ft. tall.
    Special features:Bird Friendly, Easy Care, Waterwise
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late Spring to Early Fall
    Flower color:Blue
    Companion PlantsConeflower (Echinacea); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Iris (Iris); Pinks (Dianthus); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
  • 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
    Lore:
    Blue Leap is thought to be a open pollinated seedling of Agapanthus Midnight Blue.

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