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Agapanthus campanulatus

African blue lily

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Blue

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Experienced

photo by Mark Bolton, copyright GAP Photos (54755)

Plant details

This is a particularly fine, hardy, vigorous species with handsome, grey-green foliage. From mid to late summer, heads of numerous sky-blue, bell-shaped flowers are produced. Grow plants en masse in the border or in a large container on the patio. They enjoy a sunny position in moist but well-drained soil.

Family: Alliaceae

Genus: Agapanthus

Species: campanulatus

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Blue

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 100cm

Spread: 45cm

Time to divide plants: February to April

Flowering period: July to September


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