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botanical name:
Agapanthus caulescens ssp. angustifolius
Agapanthus caulescens ssp. angustifolius © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  African lily
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: grassy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Clump forming with short, leek-like stems bearing narrow, strap-shaped leaves up to 60cm long. Open, rounded umbels of bell-shaped, violet-blue flowers from midsummer to early autumn..

Well drained soil in full sun. Drought tolerant once established. In cold areas protect by mulching in winter.

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