African lily

Agapanthus africanus 'Albus'

African lily - Agapanthus africanus  'Albus'

Common Name: African lily
Genus: Agapanthus
Species: africanus
Cultivar: 'Albus'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Suitable for growing in containers, Long flowering period

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

  •  John Innes no. 3 compost for container grown plants


A wonderful white form of African lily with globes of trumpet-shaped flowers from July to September. This bold perennial provides a perfect focal point for a sunny  well-drained border or in a patio container. Where temperatures fall below zero container-grown specimens should be overwintered in a frost-free place.

  • Garden care: Keep well-watered during the growing season applying a balanced liquid fertiliser each month from spring until the plant flowers. Overwinter container-grown specimens in a cool greenhouse or conservatory watering sparingly.



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