Agapanthus africanus (L.) Hoffmanns.

Lily of the Nile


Family: Amaryllidaceae

Genus: Agapanthus

Category: Perennial

Zones: 7 to 11

Size: 12 to 60" tall

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

Flowers on tall stems above foliage. Blue, pink and white varieties. Likes to be rootbound. Well-drained soil.

Cultivars: 

History: 

Published in Verz. Pfl.-Kult. 35 in 1824.

Basionym Crinum africanum L.

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