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

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: 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 Color: Blue
Lavender
White
Flower Time: Summer
Fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Calif_Sue On September 15, 2014 Transplanted
to front porch bed
Calif_Sue On July 1, 2014 Obtained plant
Purchased from Emerisa 7/2014
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