Common Name: African lily
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Suitable for growing in containers, Long flowering period
|Hardiness: Half-Hardy||Height: 0.60 m (60 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 0.45 m (45 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: Blue|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: July to September|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
- John Innes no. 3 compost for container grown plants
Globes of of trumpet-shaped deep blue flowers appear from July to September on straight stems above bold clumps of strap-like mid-green leaves. These beautiful African lilies provide valuable late summer interest in a sunny well-drained border or large patio pot. Where temperatures fall below zero container-grown specimens should be overwintered in a frost free place.
- Garden care: Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly from spring until flowering. Divide congested plants in spring but be aware that they may not flower again the next summer.
Agapanthus 'Queen Mum' ('Pmn06')
Agapanthus 'Black Pantha' (PBR)