African lily 'Black Pantha' (Agapanthus 'Black Pantha' )
Agapanthus 'Black Pantha'
Variety or Cultivar:
'Black Pantha' ~ 'Black Pantha' is a clump-forming perennial with bright green, strap-like basal leaves and erect, black stems bearing large umbels of tubular, dark blue black flowers in summer that are darker when they open.
Grow in fertile, moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Performs best when roots are restricted so ideal for a container. In cold areas, mulch well overwinter.
Architectural, Coastal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Mediterranean, Containers, Sub-Tropical
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
South, East, West
Tender in frost (H3)
Generally pest free.
Generally disease free, but a virus disease may be a problem.
No need to cut down in the autumn, as the seedheads look attractive over winter
Propagate by division every 3 to 4 years in spring.
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