The Little Blue Fountain Agapanthus from the Southern Living Plant Collection may be small, but it packs a real punch for blooming power! This Agapanthus is a prolific bloomer that yearly sends up spectacular deep blue cluster blooms. Each cluster features multitudes of petite blooms with a dark blue streak in the center of each petal that fades to soft blue edges. In addition, you can look forward to seeing these gorgeous flowers from mid-spring through summer!
The Little Blue Fountain Agapanthus is a fast-growing, semi-dwarf variety with a naturally clumping habit. However, it only reaches between 16-18″ tall at maturity. Therefore, finding a spot for it in your landscape is effortless.
The foliage is evergreen. Furthermore, its leaves are grass-like, medium-width straps with a soft, almost blueish green.
The Little Blue Fountain Agapanthus is perfect for container gardens, as a foreground plant, or in borders.
The Little Blue Fountain grows well in coastal climates thanks to an impressive salt tolerance. Additionally, it’s disease and pest-resistant AND drought and heat tolerant.
Hardy from USDA Zones 8-10, and it’s tolerant of light frosts.
Grows best in Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Water 2-3 times per week during the first growing season. Decrease to 1-2 times per week during the second growing season. Afterward, apply water weekly during dry weather.
Plant the Little Blue Fountain Agapanthus in rich garden soil with good drainage.
Agapanthus doesn’t need much extra food. However, apply a light layer of balanced fertilizer in Spring to ensure your plant has the nutrients it requires to thrive.
For a seamless planting, space your Little Blue Fountain Agapanthus 1-1.5 feet apart from plant center to plant center. For space between plantings, plant them 2-2.5 feet apart.