Agapanthus africanus 4
Agapanthus africanus 4

Agapanthus africanus
(Lily of the Nile)
(African Lily)
USDA Zone: 9 - 11
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Origin: Southern Africa
Type: Herbaceous perennial


Typical Height: 1’-2’
(0.3-0.6mts)
Typical Spread: 1’-2’
(0.3-0.6mts)


Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Salt Tolerance: Low
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Sky Blue
Flowering Season: Spring and summer
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: Medium
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Alliaceae
Propagation: Division, seeds
Leaf Type: Simple, linear
Texture: Coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
1G
3G

Typical planting distance:
18"-24” O.C.
(0.45 - 0.60mts)

Common Uses: Flowering perennial; Under trees; Edges; Open areas
Category: Small Shrubs

Notes: Evergreen in Southern Florida

+ In this Photo:
Agapanthus africanus
(Lily of the Nile)
Plant close-up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
December 2015
Bogota
Colombia

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

The Landscape Manual
Prepared by the Miami-Dade
County
Department of
Planning and Zoning

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.plantzafrica.com/plantab/agapanafric.htm

http://www.floridata.com/ref/a/agap_spp.cfm

http://www.backyardgardener.com/plantname/pda_c457.html