Agapanthus, lily-of-the-Nile, African lily

How to grow African lily (Agapanthus africanus)

african lily

flowerMay – September. Bluish flowers till 4,5 cm in umbels on long stems up to 45 cm. Linear leaves in a basal rosette. Bulbaceous plant, native from Western South Africa.
waterWater it regularly, especially in summer and spring. They don’t accept the total dryness of the soil.
gardening potFor parterres, flowerpots, alignments by walls. They offer a period of very extensive bloom. They are appropriate to cover slopes and even in coastal atmospheres. Also as cut flowers.
weatherSun, although they can prosper in demishade.
shovelBy means of division at the end of winter or seed in spring.
soilAny soil type, but mainly sandy, with scarce humus and well drained.

Other species of “Agapanthus

Agapanthus campanulatus———————…………..

Agapanthus inapertus —————–…………….

Agapanthus praecox—————-…………..

punto rojo More information about plant cultivation.

This article was endorsed by Julián Masats - Technical agricultural engineer specialized in horticulture and gardening.
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24 May, 2021

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