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My first Agapanthus - flowering now but what do I do later?

I grew two of these in the same pot after watching Mr. Don, feel quite pleased with myself but can't remember what I am supposed to do when the flowers die off, can anyone tell me ....




  • LoganLogan Posts: 2,532
    Leave in pot and dead headimage
  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 4,501

    Autumn is coming. I don't know where you are or what variety you are growing. Some are much hardier than others, and plants in pots are more vulnerable to frosts than those in the ground. Unless you are somewhere that has reliably mild winters,  you should begin thinking of somewhere to put it through the coldest months. I'm in the chilly North and a cold greenhouse (kept just frost free) is enough. A shed or a cool room or porch would do too. They are lovely plants and I am already quite attached to mine!

  • ZenjeffZenjeff Posts: 652
    Deciduous ones are hardier than the evergreen ones depends which one you have , they do put on a lovely show
  • cathy43cathy43 Posts: 373

    If you want more plants, don't deadhead but let it go to seed then collect them and plant them up. It takes a while for flowering plants but you get more for freeimage

  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 34,740

    All bases seem to covered by previous answers.

    If  you can't get it under cover in winter, if you're in a chilly part of the world, try to get the pot against a warm south facing wall of the house if that's possible. That'll give it a bit of protection.

    Do you know which variety it is? It's a beauty.

  • Beautiful plant.

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