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

Agapanthus africanus

HOW TO GROW AFRICAN LILY

Characteristics of the plant

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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