African lily 'Glen Avon' Agapanthus 'Glen Avon'
'Glen Avon' is a herbaceous perennial up to 1m high with evergreen, broad, strap-shaped green leaves and stiff stems carrying large heads of flowers, the petals sky-blue (paler on mature clumps) with darker central stripes, in late summer; young plants are half-hardy, to H3, while mature clumps are hardier, to H4
About this plant
African lily 'Glen Avon'
Agapanthus africanus 'Glenavon', Agapanthus 'Glenavon Blue'
No pruning required except cutting back dead flower stems, but allow them to remain until spring, because the seedheads look attractive over winter
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
- Suitable locations
Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants
Propagate by division between spring and early summer, or in early autumn after plants have finished flowering
Generally pest-free but may be affected by slugs and snails and by agapanthus gall midge
Generally disease-free but may be affected by virus diseases