African lily

Agapanthus campanulatus 'Cobalt Blue'

African lily - Agapanthus campanulatus  'Cobalt Blue'

Common Name: African lily
Genus: Agapanthus
Species: campanulatus
Cultivar: 'Cobalt Blue'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Has interesting foliage

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

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

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

A wonderful variety of African lily bearing rounded heads of dark blue trumpet-shaped flowers from July to September. This bold perennial provides a perfect focal point for a sunny, moist but well- drained border. With handsome ornamental seed heads and clumps of strap-shaped, mid-green leaves that are retained all year it provides a particularly long season of interest.

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


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