Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus 'Back in Black') in the Agapanthus Database

Also sold as:
B in B

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
Plant Height: 2 feet
Plant Spread: 1 foot
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Blue and purple
Other: As the weather warms, the flower spikes and flowers darken to almost pure black.
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Seed pods are shiny black and showy
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP16,244
Goes Dormant

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Date: 2012-11-13
By xeronema
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Have a long list of wants and some things to trade for them. by daylilly99 Oct 15, 2016 4:02 PM 2

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