Introducing Agapanthus ‘Poppin Purple’ – a bold and beautiful herbaceous perennial that will add a pop of purple and excitement to any garden. This eye-catching plant boasts large, spherical clusters of deep purple flowers that will captivate and impress all who behold them. ‘Poppin Purple’ is a low-maintenance and hardy plant that can withstand drought and heat, making it an excellent choice for UK gardens. It prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil, but once established, it can tolerate a wide range of soil types and conditions. To complement ‘Poppin Purple’, consider pairing it with other purple or blue-flowering plants like Salvia and Nepeta. For a more contrasting look, try planting it alongside yellow or pink-flowering plants like Rudbeckia or Echinacea. Overall, Agapanthus ‘Poppin Purple’ is a striking and captivating plant that will add a burst of energy and vibrancy to any garden, making it an excellent choice for gardeners who crave bold and exciting additions to their outdoor spaces.
- Common Name(s):Lily of the Nile, African lily ‘Poppin Purple’
- Hardiness:Fully hardy through most of the UK
- How big will I get? Agapanthus ‘Poppin Purple’ can grow to a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.4m.
- Did You Know That:The long, strappy leaves of Agapanthus were traditionally used in Zulu culture to make twine and rope?
A rough guide to how this plant will change through the year.
Agapanthus ‘Poppin Purple’ prefers soil with good drainage and does not tolerate standing water. This plant can grow in soil with a wide range of pH levels, it is not picky about the pH level of the soil.
Agapanthus ‘Poppin Purple’ prefers a sheltered position and requires full sun to thrive, this consists of more than six hours of direct sunshine per day.
Agapanthus ‘Poppin Purple’ should be cut back to the ground in Autumn, as the foliage starts to go brown.
Pest, Diseases and Wildlife
Agapanthus ‘Poppin Purple’ can have problems with slugs and snails, and it tends not to have problems with diseases. It is also known to attract bees and other pollinators. It is toxic to cats, dogs and people.