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Agapanthus sp., African Lily

Agapanthus sp.

African Lily
Family: Amaryllidaceae    (Formerly:Alliaceae / Liliaceae /Amaryllidaceae)
Subfamily: Agapanthoideae
Origin: South Africa
USDA Zone: 8-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersBlue, lavender, purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Sky blue funnel-shaped flowers occur in many-flowered cymes on long, erect stems. Agapanthus is originating from Southern Africa. Both deciduous and evergreen, some have thick, strappy leaves and others grass-like foliage. They range from fully hardy to half hardy, with the evergreen varieties generally the most tender.

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