Scientific Name: Agapanthus (incl. hybrids)
Common Name: African lily, lily of the Nile
Family Name: Amaryllidaceae
Origin: Africa, Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Arching
Form: Vase
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Humus rich, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Umbel, White, Blue, Violet, Purple, Pink, Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Oct-Nov
Key ID Features:
Leaves basal, linear; florets funnel shaped with two large bracts where attached to the tall peduncle (the scape).