plants

The Agapanthus

The farm has been planted with a spectacular variety of Agapanthus collected over the past ten years. This collection can all be seen flowering in the summer months. Their availability for sale, however, depends on their having reached an acceptable degree of maturity for their harvest.

Currently available for sale…

Standard Praecox Orientalis (Praecox Orientalis)

Description
Standard blue and white. Best known of species. Wide arching leaves up to 60cm (24”) long. Flowers grow an approximate height of 1 metre (3ft). These plants will survive with little water and will multiply each year. Prefer full sunlight but will grow in shade although this will limit the size of flowers.

Color
White or blue

Available
Single plants bare rooted (min. age 10 years)
Clumps with several full size flowers (in season) dug fresh from farm as required.

Standard Praecox Orientalis 

Description
Standard blue and white. Best known of species. Wide arching leaves up to 60cm (24”) long. Flowers grow an approximate height of 1 metre (3ft). These plants will survive with little water and will multiply each year. Prefer full sunlight but will grow in shade although this will limit the size of flowers.

Color
White or blue

Available
Single plants bare rooted (min. age 10 years)
Clumps with several full size flowers (in season) dug fresh from farm as required.

Dutch Blue Giant

Description
A tall plant with huge flower head. Has distinctive wide, pale green leaves. Its special feature is it’s late flowering in Autumn when other agapanthus have finished their cycle. Great for large areas when you need an instant garden.

Colour
Rich blue

Available
Flowering in season

Dwarf Blue

Description
Narrow mid green leaves with numerous flowers of small round heads

Colours
Mid or light blue

Available
Clumps freshly dug from the farm consisting of approximately 5 smaller ‘plugs’ ready for planting.

Dwarf Dark Blue

Dwarf Blue

Dwarf White

Perpetual Peace

A beautiful dwarf white plant. It has the distinct advantage of flowering for approximately 6 months of the year.

Available
Limited availability per clump (Approx 4 “plugs” ready for planting).

Lofty Blue Praecox Orientalis

Description
Similar to standard plants but up to 1.7 meters high with large flowers on tall stems.

Colour
Mid blue

Available
Flowering in season – clump and single

Double Delight

Description
Unusual refined low growing plant with prolific double petaled flowers. The dark green leaves are wider than those of the miniature species. Likes semi shade.

Colour
Sky blue

Available
Flowering in season – clump and single plant.

Semi Dwarf Standard

Description
Green leaves approximately half the width of the ‘standard’ plants. Grows to approximately twice the height of the ‘dwarf’ plants with attractive flowers. Prolific growers and form attractive clumps.

Colour
Mid blue

Available
Clumps freshly dug from farm consisting of approximately 5 smaller “plugs” ready for planting.

 

Guilfoyle 

Description
Paler green leaves than standard plants. Prolific grower. One plant had eleven blooms in its second year of flowering. Flowers up to 150cm high. This is in our opinion the ‘Prince’ of Agapanthus with its large rounded head and deep purple colour (navy).

Available
Flowering in season – clump and single plant.

Pioneer Praecox Orientalis

Description
Similar to standard plants but these were obtained from a single clump over 75 years of age. It has been singled out because of its rigorous growth and wonderful large dense flowers. Stunning in the winter months as its green foliage stands upright and makes a stunning statement when planted close together.

Colour
Cloudy blue (special effect)

Available
Flowering in season – clump and single plant.

Pioneer Praecox Orientalis

Description
Similar to standard plants but these were obtained from a single clump over 75 years of age. It has been singled out because of its rigorous growth and wonderful large dense flowers. Stunning in the winter months as its green foliage stands upright and makes a stunning statement when planted close together.

Colour
Cloudy blue (special effect)

Available
Flowering in season – clump and single plant.

Miniature

Description
Very fine in both foliage and flowers. Prolific in growth. Particularly drought resistant. The delicate flowers are numerous and can appear during spring and summer.

Colors
Ice blue or white (white availability limited)

Available
Clumps freshly dug from the farm consisting of approximately 8-10 smaller ‘plugs’ ready for planting.

 

Semi Dwarf Albo Roseus Compacta

Description
A so called ‘pink’ species. White flowers with strong infusion of claret colouring giving a striking pink effect.
The flowers are remarkable for their tendency to all face upwards.

Needs full sun.

Are especially suitable for indoor cut flowers where they are long-lasting and tend to develop to a deeper pink as they age.

Colour
White/Claret

Available

Semi Dwarf Albo Roseus Compacta

Description
A so called ‘pink’ species. White flowers with strong infusion of claret colouring giving a striking pink effect.
The flowers are remarkable for their tendency to all face upwards.

Needs full sun.

Are especially suitable for indoor cut flowers where they are long-lasting and tend to develop to a deeper pink as they age.

Colour
White/Claret

Available

Purple Cloud

A New Zealand raised Agapanthus. It makes 180cm tall stems topped by large heads of inky blue flowers that hang in an attractive form. The foliage tends to greyish green.

Available
Generous Clump and single plant.

Black Buddhist

Available
Generous Clump and single plant.

Clivia

Available
Generous Clump and single plant.

Snowball

Colour
White

Available

Albo Roseus

Colour
White

Available

Please order the following with 48 hours notice. Mostly sold in clumps.

Iris Bearded (sold bare rooted), Arum Lilies (sold bare rooted), Clivia (bare rooted all year and Cannas (bare rooted in winter).

 

Contact Us

69 Easlea Road
Littlehampton
South Australia SA 5250

Telephone: 08 8391 2418
Mobile: 0412 351 492

Agapanthus Sales

info@littlewoodfarm.com

Events

littlewoodfarmevents@gmail.com

Location

Varieties Grown

Standard Praecox Orientalis
Blue and White.
Special varieties
Guilfoyle (our best)
Double delight
Purple cloud
Alba Roseus
Dutch Blue Giant
Lofty
Dwarf
Blue and white
Perpetual Peace
Miniatures
Miniature Blue
Miniature White (limited)