Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus 'Ellamae') in the Agapanthus Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Agapanthus Royal Ama
Agapanthus 'Ella Mae'

Data specific to Agapanthus (Edit)
Cultivar Group: Funnel (F)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Bulb
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Other: Flowers
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

Photo courtesy of Camellia Forest Nursery

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Photo courtesy of Camellia Forest Nursery
By Calif_Sue
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-07-29
By Joy
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-07-29
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