Museum gave Rogers a rare success in his native land by winning the Ebor Handicap by a short head under 7st 13lb, and then completed the trainer's unique Classic clean sweep with an easy victory over stablemate African Lily
in the Irish St Leger.
Geraniums, above left, and African lily
, left, look great in pots
Memories of Jersey: The colourful Agapanthus (African lily
THE Agapanthus, or African lily
, is a hardy perennial which Adrienne recommends for planting in a large tub on a patio or balcony.
Commonly known as the African Lily
, this bulb, which will not flower in its first year, is a versatile border plant.
ABELIEVE it or not, agapanthus, or African lily
, grows best in poor soils.
THE round heads of the African lily
agapanthus are made up of pendant, bell-shaped flowers in deep shades of blue or violet blue or white and appear from July and last right through to early September.
AGAPANTHUS or the blue African lily
is a good choice for coastal gardens, as it tolerates salt-laden winds and dry, shallow soils.
A collection of five superb perennials, one each of decorative Geranium (above right), African Lily
, Poppy, Canna Lily and Gypsophila.
blue African lily
(see page 29) is a dramatic choice for a patio, with its blue heads of flowers on stiff stalks standing amid glossy strap-shaped leaves.
You'll also want some big pots, whether for annuals or perennials like lilies and the blue African lily
(Agapanthus), or for shrubs such as camellias and rhododenrons.
AAgapanthus, the blue African lily
, is a remarkably hardy plant, so strong seedlings should survive well outside during the winter, although they must be in a very well-drained bed or container.