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Agapanthus Africanus

Agapanthus Africanus

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Plant name: Agapanthus Africanus

Other names: African lily, Lily of the Nile

Category: Evergreen perennial

Plant family: Amaryllidaceae

Light preference: Full sun

Soil preference: Chalk, clay, loam, sand. Acid, Alkaline, Neutral. Moist but well-drained

Flowering/fruiting month: Late Spring - Late Summer

Size:

  • 0.5-1 metres height
  • 0.1-0.5 metres spread

Description: Plants grown as A. africanus are evergreen perennials with strap-shaped leaves and erect stems to 0.8m, bearing umbels of deep blue, trumpet-shaped flowers in summer.

Care: Grow in a container of moist but well-drained compost and position in full sun. Water during the growing season and liquid feed monthly from spring to flowering. Over the winter, bring container under cover. Propagate by division every 3 to 4 years in spring. No need to cut down in the autumn, as the seedheads look attractive over winter.

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