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Agapanthus tip off!!

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I absolutely adore agapanthus plants and have maybe 6 or 7 of them already in the pond area and I was hoping to buy more before the end of last summer, That was until I realised that for a small pot of them would be around £9.99 each. earlier in the year I purchased one from a supermarket for £3 and four bulbs from another super market for £2 for a box of two. This morning whilst on the way home from a work meeting I popped into a local branch of Sainsbury’s where they have boxes of bulbs (two blue bulbs for £2.50 or one white bulb for £2.50) so me being me got a little carried away and ended up with four boxes and a total of 6 new bulbs/plants for £10 which is the price I had previously paid elsewhere for one grown plant. Hope this was useful to somebody!! :)

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I love them too and hope you have lots of success with these. They make me think of summer skies and beautiful seas.

26 Jan, 2016

amy
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Just the kind of information we like Dan ,Thanks for that !

26 Jan, 2016

 

when you say in the pond area I assume you mean in the dry not in the pond.

Morrison's are doing similar but they are not named varieties so just going by blue or white is irritating as I like to know their names.

but good value for money :o)

26 Jan, 2016

 

Hi Dan, I agree with Sbg, especially with something like Agapanthus, where they range from fully hardy, frost hardy, right down to frost tender, so if you don't know what species they are, you don't know how hardy they're going to be, if you're lucky, and they're a hardy species, then you have a bargain, good luck with them, Derek.

26 Jan, 2016

 

Thankyou all! And I mean beside the pond!! I bought some last year and have survived so I'm hoping their fully hardy!! It's the same picture on the box again this Year so fingers crossed!! I never bought the white ones last year but did buy a 'blue' one from morrisons which is actually pure white :))

26 Jan, 2016

 

On the back of the box it does actually tell you the names of them, I've just checked :))

26 Jan, 2016

 

Hi Dan, that's good then, at least you know what you have bought, and can treat accordingly, Derek.

26 Jan, 2016

 

Yes!! Thankyou :) hopefully they will all take and grow well, I've opened them all up and they are all green and have shoots

26 Jan, 2016

 

I bought some white ones last year and they have grown superbly but, they do seem to be struggling a little during this winter.The leaves have started to die back in the
Last couple weeks.I hope they will be ok as they were fantastic in bloom last year!

26 Jan, 2016

 

Thankyou for the info Dan, I have the blue but not white so will have to check at our local shops...

26 Jan, 2016

 

Great!! And one of our white ones is the same its died back but the other one hasn't!! And yes they are a bargain at this price!! :)

27 Jan, 2016

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