Baby Pete? Agapanthus

Agapanthus praecox ssp. orientalis 'Benfran' PP #21,705

SKU
09957
This unique compact variety blooms weeks earlier than others! Masses of blue flower clusters on upright stems rise just above clumps of short and wide, strap-like, green leaves. Rarely sets seed pods, resulting in a longer bloom period. Splendid along pathways, or in groupings and mixed containers. Evergreen.
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8 - 11

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Botanical Pronunciationag-uh-PANTH-us PRAY-koks or-ee-en-TAY-liss
Average Size at MaturityFoliage reaches 12 to 15 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide; blooms 18 to 24 in. tall.
Bloom TimeMid-Spring to Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Poolside, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Easily grown in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring; repeat after flowering. Blooms best when undisturbed, but may be divided when overcrowded.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11

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