Snow Storm™ Agapanthus
Agapanthus praecox ssp. orientalis 'Snowstorm' PP #12,554
Full sun, Partial sun
Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ag-uh-PANTH-us PRAY-koks or-ee-en-TAY-liss|
|Lore||An amazing Agapanthus! One five-year-old plant can produce as many as 100 flowers from spring into summer, each bright blue flower measuring four inches across. Once established, blooms two to three weeks later than other dwarfs. This vigorous and easy-to-grow sport of Snowstorm Lily of the Nile was selected for its uniform, compact growth and prolific, extended flowering habit. A colorful landscape plant that will thrive in difficult and warm climatic conditions, given full sun exposure.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Reliable lush foliage plant for massing over large areas with lush bright green foliage. Uniform growth makes it suited for edging along walks, lawns and driveway. Use to flesh out middle of the border or to flesh out areas under tropical looking plants such as palms. Rounded form is attractive in containers as masses or single.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Poolside, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Coneflower (Echinacea); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Iris (Iris); Pinks (Dianthus); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
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