Agapanthus africanus


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  • noun

Synonyms for Agapanthus africanus

African plant with bright green evergreen leaves and umbels of many usually deep violet-blue flowers

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Terracotta pots were painted white and filled with Eryngium maritimum (sea holly), Armeria maritima (sea thrift) and succulents, while the raised border was filled with a mix of blue Cammassia for spring colour, dazzling Agapanthus africanus, pale lilac scabious and Festuca glauca 'Elija Blue' (ornamental grass) for the summer , with a pink Japanese anemone and some Osteospermum for late season interest.
Agapanthus africanus blue produces trumpet-shaped, deep blue flowers in late summer.
Neither agapanthus africanus, the African lily, nor galtonia, the summer hyacinth, are fully hardy.
The flowers are borne in large clusters, nowhere near the size of Agapanthus africanus, but you still get that sunny seaside feel whenever you see them.