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Agapanthus

Uses:

  • Cut Flower Gardens
  • Garden Borders
  • Container Thrillers

Features:

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Disease & Pest Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies

Sunlight:

  • Partial Shade to Full Sun
  • More Flower Production in Full Sun
  • 4+ Hours of Direct Sun

Growing Zones:

Agapanthus plants are flowering perennials that have wonderful blue, purple & white shades. Perfect for pollinator gardens, cut flower gardens, edging and borders.


Why Buy Agapanthus Online?

Agapanthus is in the subfamily Agapanthoideae. It is a flowering plant also known as lily of the Nile (or African lily in the UK). However, these plants are not lilies. These plants are native to Southern Africa but can be commonly found growing in the wild around the world in places like Australia, Great Britain, Mexico, Ethiopia, Jamaica. In the United States, these plant can especially be found in Northern California.

Agapanthus has tubular flowers that can be purple, blue or white. The plant blooms in the summer up until the fall. The leaves have a leathery texture and are aligned in two opposite rows.

The Best Way To Use Agapanthus

Gardeners in warm climates can grow agapanthus as a perennial in growing zones 7 to 11. In colder climates, you can grow these as an annual. The plants are 1 to 3 feet tall and up to 2 feet wide. You can propagate by dividing clumps or by seeds. Add a layer of mulch to protect the roots in the winter in colder climates.

Plant these as a mass planting or in a garden container. These can also do well in a cut flower garden. 

  • Purple, blue or white flowers

  • Great as a cut flower

  • 1 to 3 feet tall

  • Growing zones 7 to 11

Agapanthus Companion Plants

Plants that go well with agapanthus are sun loving annuals, perennials and shrubs. Some of our favorite plants to grow with agapanthus are daylilies, allium, dianthus, hydrangeas, butterfly bushes and african daisies.