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Is my agapanthus dead?


By Mageth

sussex, United Kingdom Gb

I have a large pot full of these, had about 20 flower heads last year. We had some hard frosts when I didnt get out to put fleece over. How can I tell if its still alive?



If possible check the roots. If they're white and firm they should be fine. I had a dwarf Blue Storm variety that didn't survive and it's roots were brown and mushy,

Mine are currently poking up about 1cm above the soil.

6 Apr, 2009


Mine are all up a little, as well.

Good luck with yours!

6 Apr, 2009


one in the cold frame is just showing. the others unprotected are not yet but i have evry confidence. not misplaced i am sure.

6 Apr, 2009


~ mine are always very late,they always are later in pots~so don't worry yet!I also grow mine in pots~give them a good watering and make sure they are in a warm area in the garden now~

6 Apr, 2009


Thanks all. There is nothing showing at the moment. I will move the pot onto my south facing patio and wait a couple of weeks. If nothing then I will check the roots as that will be a two person job getting them out of the pot

7 Apr, 2009

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