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Plant description:

Native to the Western Cape in South Africa, this species has strap-like foliage, 30-38 cm long. It bears purple-blue tubular flowers. ‘Albus’ has white flowers; and ‘Sapphire’ has deep blue flowers, ‘Aureus’ has striped with yellow foliage and ‘Variegatus’ has white foliage with a few green bands.

Family: Agapanthaceae

Synonym: Agapanthus

Botanical Pronunciation: ag-uh-PAN-thus af-rih-KAY-nus

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Botanical name

Agapanthus africanus species

Plant Care

Size

Categories

Flowers

This plant bears purple-blue tubular flowers.

Common name(s)

African lily

Origin

Foliage

This species has strap-like foliage, 30-38 cm long.

Uses in landscape design

aquatic plant

Maintenance

Require plenty of water during Summer.

Soil conditions

Sandy – Acidic

This plant bears purple-blue tubular flowers.

This species has strap-like foliage, 30-38 cm long.

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