Agapanthus 'Donau'

African blue lily

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour





Half hardy

Skill level


Agapanthus 'Donau'

Plant details

Agapanthus add a touch of the exotic to the summer garden with their stunning blue flowers held above strappy foliage.

Agapanthus 'Donau' is a late-flowering variety, bearing large, lilac-blue flowers on tall, dark, upright stems. For best results grow in moist but well-drained soil in a sunny spot. In colder regions, mulch the roots to protect from frost in winter. Alternatively, plant Agapanthus 'Donau' in large pots and move to a sheltered spot in autumn.

Family: Alliaceae

Genus: Agapanthus

Species: umbellatus

Cultivar: Ovatus

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Blue

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Half hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 120cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to divide plants: March to April

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