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botanical name:
Agapanthus inapertus ssp. hollandii
Agapanthus inapertus ssp. hollandii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  African lily
synonyms:  Agapanthus hollandii
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.50m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Rhizomatous perennial forming clumps of deciduous basal foliage with strap-shaped leaves. Tall stems carry round heads of drooping tubular blue flowers.

Not very hardy in Britain, but will tolerate several degrees of frost if located in a favourable, well drained, position. Prefers a light, very well drained soil and full sun, or will tolerate a little light shade.

From seed or by division

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