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Image of Agapanthus africanus photo by: Felder Rushing

Felder Rushing

(African Lily)

When in bloom, African lily puts on quite a show! Year-round this evergreen perennial produces clumps of glossy green, strap-like leaves. Long leafless stems topped with rounded clusters of variable violet-blue, liliaceous flowers appear with regularity, especially if plants are well-tended. Each small bloom is trumpet-shaped with tepals (petal-like sepals) that sport dark blue lines down their centers. White-flowered forms also exist. Bloom time is variable; in their native South Africa plants bloom...

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James H. Schutte

(African Lily)

The compact habit of the African lily, 'Minor', makes it ideal for smaller garden spaces. Year-round this evergreen perennial produces clumps of glossy green, strap-like leaves. Long leafless stems topped with rounded clusters of violet-blue, liliaceous flowers appear with regularity, especially if plants are well-tended. Each small bloom is trumpet-shaped with petals that sport dark blue lines down their centers. White-flowered forms also exist. Flowering is most profuse from late-spring through...

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James Burghardt

(African Lily, White Heaven African Lily)

When in bloom, African lily puts on quite a show! Year-round this evergreen perennial produces clumps of glossy green, strap-like leaves. Long leafless stems topped with rounded clusters of variable violet-blue, liliaceous flowers appear with regularity, especially if plants are well-tended. Each small bloom is trumpet-shaped with tepals (petal-like sepals) that sport dark blue lines down their centers. White-flowered forms also exist. Bloom time is variable; in their native South Africa plants bloom...

Image of Agapanthus caulescens photo by: International Flower Bulb Centre

International Flower Bulb Centre

(African Lily, Lily-of-the-Nile)

Beautiful on all counts, Agapanthus caulescens is a lesser-known, deciduous African lily that is more free-flowering than common evergreen Agapanthus species. It produces tall flower stalks topped with rounded heads of slightly drooping, trumpet-shaped liliaceous blooms that are dark to light blue. Several distinct subspecies exist that differ in flower size and habit. All naturally inhabit rocky grasslands in different regions of Swaziland, a small country to the east of South...

Image of Agapanthus comptonii photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(African Lily, Compton's Lily-of-the-Nile)

Rarely available in commerce, Agapanthus comptonii is a compact species of evergreen African lily with shorter flower stems. Its rounded flower clusters consist of relatively large, open-faced liliaceous blooms ranging from pale to medium blue. The clusters have fewer blooms than other more common evergreen African lilies. Like most African lilies, the tepals have darker blue lines down their centers. Blooms appear in summer. It is native to the montane grasslands of southern Africa.

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(African Lily, Blue Lily, Common Agapanthus, Lily-of-the-Nile)

Queen of the African lilies, Agapanthus praecox is a large-flowered beauty with lustrous, strap-like, evergreen foliage. Long leafless stems topped with rounded clusters of variable violet-blue or white, liliaceous flowers appear in profusion, especially if plants are well-tended. Each funnel-shaped bloom has six tepals (petal-like sepals) marked with dark blue lines down their centers. This tender perennial is native to the rocky slopes of the eastern Cape of South Africa where winter rainfall...

(African Lily, Blue Lily, Common Agapanthus, Lily-of-the-Nile)

The naturally occurring African lily subspecies, Agapanthus praecox ssp. minimus, is shorter, blooms earlier than other variants and has fewer leaves and flowers, which vary in color from dark blue to greyish-white. It's distribution along the South African Cape also differs from other subspecies; it occurs in the southeastern western Cape and eastern Cape, unlike other variants which are only found along the eastern Cape.

Queen of the African lilies, Agapanthus praecox...

Image of Agapanthus praecox ssp. orientalis photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(African Lily, Blue Lily, Common Agapanthus, Lily-of-the-Nile)

The naturally occurring African lily subspecies, Agapanthus praecox ssp. orientalis, is tall, has longer more arching leaves than other variants and shorter more open-faced flowers ranging from medium blue to white. Flower clusters and plant clumps also tend to be larger and denser. Lots of cultivated varieties exist.

Queen of the African lilies, Agapanthus praecox is a large-flowered beauty with lustrous, strap-like, evergreen foliage. Long leafless stems topped with...

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Anthony Tesselaar, USA

(African Lily, Blue Lily, Common Agapanthus, Lily-of-the-Nile)

Bred to bloom longer and more densely than the rest of its kind, Bluestorm™ can be counted on for long-lasting seasonal blue flower color. Born to the mild climate of South Africa, this strap-leaved perennial originates from the coastal regions of the Cape where it tolerates a long dry season and mild maritime conditions year around. The cultivar was developed in Europe and is touted for its early bloom and amazing density bloom—up to sixty to seventy stems per plant!

This perennial has long...

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Pride of Place Plants, Inc.

(African Lily, Blue Lily, Common Agapanthus, Lily-of-the-Nile)

The naturally occurring African lily subspecies, Agapanthus praecox ssp. orientalis, is tall, has longer more arching leaves than other variants and shorter more open-faced flowers ranging from medium blue to white. Flower clusters and plant clumps also tend to be larger and denser. Lots of cultivated varieties exist.

Queen of the African lilies, Agapanthus praecox is a large-flowered beauty with lustrous, strap-like, evergreen foliage. Long leafless stems topped with...