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African Lily Midnight Star in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Agapanthus 'Midnight Star' syn. Agapanthus 'Navy Blue'

 

African Lily 'Midnight Star'

A clump-forming, evergreen perennial with broad, strap-shaped, dark green leaves and large, rounded heads of trumpet-shaped flowers, often with a central stripe on the petals. It flowers in late summer and early autumn. 'Midnight Star' carries rounded umbels of very dark blue flowers from mid to late summer.

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plant Features
  • African Lily Midnight Star likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • African Lily Midnight Star likes very little water

    Very little water

  • African Lily Midnight Star is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • African Lily Midnight Star likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

African Lily 'Midnight Star'

Latin name

Agapanthus 'Midnight Star' syn. Agapanthus 'Navy Blue'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Amaryllidaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    African Lily Midnight Star likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    African Lily Midnight Star is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    African Lily Midnight Star likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    African Lily Midnight Star likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown African Lily Midnight Star is 0.60meters x 0.90meters 0.60 M 0.90 M

Agapanthus 'Midnight Star' syn. Agapanthus 'Navy Blue'

A clump-forming, evergreen perennial with broad, strap-shaped, dark green leaves and large, rounded heads of trumpet-shaped flowers, often with a central stripe on the petals. It flowers in late summer and early autumn. 'Midnight Star' carries rounded umbels of very dark blue flowers from mid to late summer.


Flowering

From Mid Summer TO Mid Autumn

Summer and autumn mid blue with central stripe, large, trumpet like individual flowers held in round flower heads.

 

Planting Outdoors Spring

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

In spring plant out container grown plants in a moist, well drained and sunny site.

 

Planting outdoors

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

In spring plant out container grown plants in a moist, well drained and sunny site

 

Propagation by seed

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Sow seed under glass in early spring for transplanting in early summer.

 
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