Data specific to Agapanthus (Edit)
Cultivar Group: Salver (S)

General Plant Information (Edit)
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
Plant Height: 3 - 4 feet
Plant Spread: 2 - 3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Deciduous
Other: Upright
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Dark violet-blue
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
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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Common names
  • Lily of the Nile
Also sold as:
  • Midknight Blue

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tabbycat On May 25, 2022 Bloomed
Bloom stem formed on 1 of group of about 5 in a long pot on patio.
tabbycat On November 1, 2021 Obtained plant
These were from 1 clump & a pretty med. blue/purple. There is 1 plant from a different clump hopefully different. No bloom this year.
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