Agapanthus Praecox tsp orientalis 'Mixed'-FLOWERS-seeds
AGAPANTHUS PRAECOX ssp ORIENTALIS 5gms (approx 700 seeds)
“Mixed” (blue & white flowers)
Family: Amaryllidaceae sub. Agapanthoideae
Ideal sowing temp: 22-28C (Avoid the coldest and hottest temps).
Position: Open & sunny once matured.
Preparation: Soak in boiling water 10-15 hours before sowing or scarify.
Sowing: Sprinkle seed on top of soil. Cover very lightly with soil.
Care: Place in a warm, sheltered but sunny place with minimum 6hrs sunlight each day. Water with fine mist spray until lightly moist but not wet. Plant outside after all danger of frost has passed.
Sprouting: 10-90 days depending on temperature.
Native to Southern Africa but naturalised in Australia, Agapanthus africanus has produced a great many subspecies, hybrids and cultivars around the world, including ssp Orientalis which are larger than most other cultivars. Particularly loved for their huge head of flowers (approx. 10cm in diameter) atop long, slim stalks (to 2m), they are often found planted in clumps or along driveways, borders, and streets with either all-white, all-blue, or a mix of flower colours. These are an excellent, perennial, set-and-forgot plant, needing very little attention outside of removing the stalks after the flower heads die off. For most of the year, the plant is a huge clump of green, strappy, drooping fronds that resemble giant grasses until the flowers begin to appear in summer. Drought and frost tolerant once matured. May take up to 2 years to bloom from seed.
Due to these being 'mixed' seeds, there is no way to guarantee the ratio of white seeds to blue seeds.
****Please note: these are seeds (we are NOT selling these as live plants). Quarantine restrictions and costs prohibit us from selling these seeds to WA, Tas, and Internationally.