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Agapanthus africanus

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Blue Agapanthus.

Agapanthus africanus | Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13
Pot SizeTotal Price
10 litres

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Common names

Lily-of-the-Nile, African lily


Agapanthus africanus (Lily-of-the-Nile). This is an evergreen species which produces umbels of bell-shaped blue flowers that will bloom in the summer. The leaves are strap-like and glossy bright green and very attractive.


The roots are thick and tuberous and they should be divided every few seasons in the spring to maintain its vigour. Remove the fading blooms; this will benefit your plant and stimulate further flowering. Water and feed well during the growing season. They will grow especially well in cool climates.

Interest and use

Cutting bed, container, border, greenhouse

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Agapanthus africanus | Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13
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