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Agapanthus

Common Name(s):
African lily, Lily of the Nile
Cultivar(s):
A. africanus, Albus , Blue Baby , Blue Triumphator , Donau , Elaine
Category:
Summer Bulbs
Comment:

Primarily used as a pot plant but can be grown as a border plant; prefers well-drained soil. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Season:
Summer
Light:
Full-AM Sun
Color:
Blue, pink, white
Height:
12-60 in. (30-150 cm)
Space:
8 in. (20 cm)
Depth:
Cover 1 inch (2.5 cm)
Organ:
Fleshy rhizome
Hardiness:
Semi-hardy: injured below 28 degrees F (-2 degrees C)
Storage:
Two overwintering systems are available. They are: (1) Leave fleshy rhizomes in container with slightly moist planting medium and place at 35-41 degrees F (2-5 degrees C). (2) Place container in cool (35-41 degrees F or 2-5 degrees C) greenhouse and water sparingly during the winter. Return to growing area in spring.
Tags:
pink, rhizome, bulb, blue, summer bulb, full sun, white, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 856

Agapanthus Agapanthus
Dexter Hinckley, CC BY-NC-2.0
Agapanthus Flower detail
Marianne Perdomo, CC BY - 2.0