Baby Pete™ Agapanthus
Agapanthus praecox subsp. orientalis 'Benfran' PP #21,705
Pronunciation: ag-uh-PANTH-us PRAY-koks or-ee-en-TAY-liss
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Mid-spring to summer|
|Mature Size||Foliage reaches 12 to 15 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide; blooms 18 to 24 in. tall.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Poolside, Edging|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Pittosporum (Pittosporum); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii); Society Garlic (Tulbaghia)|
|Care||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
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:
Your climate may be too cold for this plant
We cannot currently ship this product to your zip code.
No Retailers found within 50 miles of your zipcode
Monrovia grows beautiful plants for every region
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly
100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr.
in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.