Also known as the 'Lily of the Nile', (but it is not a lily), agapanthus is grown from bulb and is a genus of the Agapanthaceae family. Agapanthus are native to South Africa. Agapanthus is a seasonal summer flower and very much in vogue for wedding flowers these days.With its globe shape mass of trumpet like flowers, agapanthus is perfect for contempory floral design.
In the wholesale flower markets agapanthus is sold in wraps of 10 stems and stem lengths vary from 70 - 80cm tall. Commercially grown agapanthus is available in dark blue, light blue and white. Although cultivated under glass, agapanthus is not avialble year round like many other cut flowers these days.
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To get the best from your wholesale cut agapanthus please read the care instructions below carefully:
- Cut the stems at a 45 degree angle with a sharp knife.
- Fill sterilised buckets with luke warm water and add flower food.
- Place the agapanthus in the buckets.
- Leave over night to condition before using.
Never leave cut flowers in direct sun light, near a radiator, in a draft or near fruit. (The gas used to ripen fruit will harm most flowers). Keep the agapanthus in a cool place and always keep out of the way of children.