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African Lily in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Agapanthus

 

African Lily

A clump-forming, evergreen 0r deciduous perennial with broad, strap-shaped, dark green leaves and large, rounded heads of trumpet-shaped flowers in shades of blue, lilac or white, often with a central stripe on the petals. It flowers in summer to early autumn.

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plant Features
  • African Lily likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • African Lily likes very little water

    Very little water

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

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • African Lily likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

African Lily

Latin name

Agapanthus

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Amaryllidaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    African Lily likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

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

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    African Lily likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    African Lily 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 is 0.60meters x 0.90meters 0.60 M 0.90 M

Agapanthus

A clump-forming, evergreen 0r deciduous perennial with broad, strap-shaped, dark green leaves and large, rounded heads of trumpet-shaped flowers in shades of blue, lilac or white, often with a central stripe on the petals. It flowers in summer to early autumn.


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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