Agapanthus africanus

African Lily, Lily of the Nile

Family: Liliaceae Lily

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 9A - 10B
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Blue
Bloom time Late Summer to Mid Fall
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, massing, specimen
Height 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Spread 12" to 18" / 30cm to 45cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Suitable for cut flowers, suitable for dried flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Green, tan
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Irregular or sprawling, spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, naturalizing