Agapantus, lily-of-the-Nile, African lily

How to grow African lily (Agapanthus africanus)

african lily

flower 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 Water it regularly, especially in summer and spring. They don’t accept the total dryness of the soil.
gardening pot 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.
weather Sun, although they can prosper in demishade.
shovel By means of division at the end of winter or seed in spring.
soil Any soil type, but mainly sandy, with scarce humus and well drained.

Another species of “Agapanthus

Agapanthus campanulatus———————…………..

Agapanthus inapertus —————–…………….

Agapanthus praecox—————-…………..

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21 January, 2020

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