How to grow African lily (Agapanthus africanus)
|May – 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.|
|Water it regularly, especially in summer and spring. They don’t accept the total dryness of the soil.|
|For 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.|
|Sun, although they can prosper in demishade.|
|By means of division at the end of winter or seed in spring.|
|Any soil type, but mainly sandy, with scarce humus and well drained.|
Another species of “Agapanthus”
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