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No summer garden is complete without an agapanthus. Flowering mid to late summer, the blue cultivars are the perfect companions for dark-red dahlias, brown heleniums, yellow or red hemerocallis, and all manner of kniphofias. Alternatively, white agapanthus bring a freshness to planting schemes. Try planting white

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