Agapanthus praecox
LILY OF THE NILE, BLUE AFRICAN LILY
Amaryllidaceae-Agapanthoideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.5m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Flowers: blue

Flowering Time: late spring to mid summer
 
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Agapanthus praecox
LILY OF THE NILE, BLUE AFRICAN LILY
Amaryllidaceae-Agapanthoideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.5m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: blue

Flowering Time: late spring to mid summer


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, contemporary & cottage designs

Uses: informal edging, mass planting, border, soil binding, fire retardant, poolside

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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