This baby agapanthus is exotic! Its blue and mauve bell-shaped flowers clump tightly on a compact plant. note: Baby Pete’s foliage is shorter, wider, and darker green than other selections. Another advantage? Baby Pete™ does not set viable seed, so it flowers longer than other selections – at least 25 days after fully opened. Self cleaning, there are about eight open flowers and 12 buds per inflorescence at all times. It also averages five flowering scapes per plant. This wonderfully compact perennial can be planted in gardens, on green roofs or in containers and excellent for a hedge. xericape, firescaping
Inventor: Frank Benson, Pallara, Queensland, Australia
Colour: mauve and blue with a darker blue stripe
Blooming season: early summer (blooms two weeks earlier than others) through late autumn
Mature Size: H 27 cm x W 22 cm flower held above 10cm
Care: Best in sun or partial shade in a hot climate. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Remove old flower stalks for neat appearance and to encourage repeat bloom. Divide clumps every 2-3 years in early spring.