lily of the nile
Agapanthus africanus
ORIGIN: Southern Africa

PLANT: Evergreen perennial with
strap-like foliage; 18" height with
flowers held above foliage for a total
height of 2' - 3'.

WATER: Evenly moist with regular
irrigation.Somewhat drought tolerant
once established but will not bloom
without adequate water in spring and
summer.

LIGHT: Full sun

COLD TOLERANCE: 10 degrees

FLOWER: Blue or white; 1" - 2"
trumpet shape; borne in clusters of
up to 30 flowers; lack fragrance.

SEASON OF BLOOM: Summer

USES: Mixed border; en masse;
perennial garden; container plant
(they don't mind being crowded)

OTHER: One of the few plants that
will provide a good blue color in the
garden and landscape.