Agapanthus 'Fireworks'
Agapanthus 'Fireworks'
Agapanthus 'Fireworks'
Agapanthus 'Fireworks'
Agapanthus 'Fireworks'
Agapanthus 'Fireworks'
Agapanthus 'Fireworks'
Agapanthus 'Fireworks'

Agapanthus 'Fireworks'

"Bi-coloured African lily"

Agapanthus 'Fireworks'

1 bare root — £5.93

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You can expect your order in March 2024

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Description

Expect to gasp when incredible Agapanthus 'Fireworks' explodes into a glitzy globe of blooms in summer. White flowers nod on dainty twilight mauve stems, each bloom flaunting a flash of cobalt blue. The huge flowerhead bursts into action starting with the lower buds first, then the upper flower buds popping last. Eventually, the whole flowerhead will be full of dreamily starry open blooms. It’s truly like watching a firework in slow motion—the whole process is beautiful from beginning to end.

Be sure to grow Agapanthus 'Everpanthus® Fireworks' in a sunny spot, because they love summer heat, sheltered winters and quite like dry conditions. As African lilies thrive in a tight space with their roots confined, we recommend starting it in the smallest pot possible, then potting it up when it seems pot bound. This is the best way to get them to establish a little quicker—as soon as their roots feel confined, they have no choice but to start growing luscious leaves and blooms!

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Attractive to wildlife

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • In peat-free compost

  • Low maintenance

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Drought tolerant

  • Fully hardy

  • May need winter cover

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Agapanthus 'Everpanthus® Fireworks'

  • Flower colour

    White, blue, purple

  • Plant size

    1

  • Established height

    70cm-1m

  • Established spread

    50-70cm

  • Plant spacing

    10 plants per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Clump-forming
    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    3-4 years

  • Sunlight

    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered
    Exposed

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Wildlife gardens
    Coastal gardens
    Exotic gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Dry

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost

  • RHS Award (AGM)

    Yes

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Soak your Agapanthus 'Fireworks' roots in water for 3-6 hours prior to planting.

    • Plant your "Bi-coloured African lily" bare roots into temporary pots with a multipurpose compost in spring and grow-on in a sheltered spot outdoors.

    • Choose a pot which comfortably fits the bare roots. Some have a noticeable crown which should be just below the soil surface with any top growth exposed.

    • Plant out into borders or permanent containers in late spring or early summer once in full growth. Choose a position in sun or shade depending on the variety.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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