Hardy agapanthus. Pendulus graskop also known as grassland agapanthus produces violet blue flowers that rise above tidy clumps of pale green leaves. 10 beautiful agapanthus to grow. Evergreen forms are more tender and usually need the shelter of a greenhouse from early winter to spring. How to grow agapanthus.
Our goal is to find cold hardy agapanthus plants to expand their use as garden perennials northwardso far we have trialed 93 different agapanthus plants. Most agapanthus are hardy and their leaves die down in winter. This deciduous plant produces big clusters of showy white blooms in mid summer. If you live in a colder area and you want to save your rhizomes for next summer you may dig them up before the first frost.
These sway on tall stems above clumps of strappy foliage. With sturdy upright stemsthis african lily is ideal as a cut flower. The previously mentioned headbourne hybrids are deciduous and performed the. Peter pan is a compact evergreen species.
Cold hardy white is one of the most attractive hardy agapanthus varieties. Agapanthus a popular perennial that grows from a bulb like rhizome is a tough survivor in the face of chronic drought. The large white umbellifer blooms of agapanthus arctic star are striking from july to september above the strap like grey green semi evergreen foliage. There is a hardy agapanthus.
Agapanthus hoyland chelsea blue. Agapanthus little dutch white. Their strappy evergreen or semi evergreen leaves provide winter presence while blue or white flowers add a charge of mid to late summer color. Agapanthus look great when planted with drifts of ornamental grasses sun loving rudbeckias and goldenrod solidago.
Midnight cascade is also deciduous and deeply purple. Every time i visit a warmer climate than mine im enamored with the agapanthus. Agapanthus care over winter in zones 8. A tough and robust hardy more info.
Some cultivars are hardy in zone 7. This is the best hardy white variety for the garden. These plants are staples in places like california and florida but here in zone 5 they arent commonly seen to be growing because they arent hardy. Most recently i saw plenty of it in ecuador.
Northern star is a cultivar which is deciduous and has the classic deep blue flowers. Sun or semi shade. These dramatic sun loving border plants produce large spherical flowerheads usually in beautiful shades of blue from midsummer onwards.