Agapathas

Did you know?

Agapathas are classified as a weed in many areas of Australia. These flowers are a native of South Africa.

Selection and Care

A long stem of up to 1.2m is topped with a round head with many blue or white flowers. Look for bunches which are beginning to open. Avoid bunches which have lost flowers or have split or stems. Cut a minimum of 2cm off the stem, strip the bottom leaves off, and put in cold water with a flower preservative. Change water daily for optimum lifespan. This flower is ethylene sensitive. Keep them away from fruit, car exhausts and cigarette smoke.

Availability

November-March.