Agapanthus 'Storm Cloud'
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Common Name:
African Lily
   
Ornamental Features:
The flowers are this plants main feature. Growing to six inches wide with huge heads of deep blue flowers. Flowers sit a foot taller than the evergreen foliage that has tinges of red in the winter months.
   
Habit and Growth Rate:
A clumping perennial. Flowers appear in June, July and August.
   
Landscape Value:
Use in containers, as cut flowers, as a hedge or in a mass bed.
   
Hardiness:
Zones 7-10. Easily over-wintered in the cooler climates.
   
Culture:
Grow in fertile, well drained to sandy soil. Prefers partial to full sun.
   
Pot Size & Finish Time:
1 gallon (6 to 8 months) 2 gallon (12 months)
   
Propagation Methods:
Tissue culture, division and seed.
   
Pest/Disease Problems:
Slugs and snails appear in damp climates. Root and basal rot occur in environments too wet. Will not bloom or look uniform in shade.