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Synonyms for agapanthus

any of various plants of the genus Agapanthus having umbels of showy blue to purple flowers

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This striking agapanthus from Thompson and Morgan flowers for longer too, giving gardeners three months of colour.
Mention of Agapanthus reminds me of a question someone posed a couple of weeks ago: "The common name for Agapanthus is African Lily, but can we grow them outside in this part of the world?" It seems to me that modern varieties are pretty hardy because I see them in gardens all around here.
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Agapanthus praecox is an evergreen species of genus Agapanthus; it is commonly called blue lily, agapanthus, Africa lily, or lily of the Nile.
Agapanthus prefer sunny, sheltered spots and in pots they don't like to have too much space.
Rapid micropropagation through direct regeneration and organogenesis of Agapanthus praecox ssp.
AGAPANTHUS - While we're on the subject of dry conditions, think about featuring some agapanthus in your garden.
This catalog has been published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name that brings together the three panels of Claude Monet's Agapanthus triptych, whose separate panels are owned by the Saint Louis Art Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and Cleveland Museum of Art, institutions which will present the exhibition from 2011 to 2015.
And that's despite us managing it well - you have to act quickly when the money comes for a Curley horse." There was also relief at Boylesports, whose spokesman Leon Blanche said: "We're just grateful the third horse got beat - it would have been a catastrophic result for us." Alarm bells had sounded in off-course offices in Britain and Ireland with significant backing for the Curley horses and the first two - Agapanthus at Brighton and Savaronola at Wolverhampton - won.
Tatton Park's Best In Show, The Bubble Garden designed by Heather Appleton on behalf of The Anthony Nolan Trust, used the majestic blue agapanthus as its statement flower above green Pennisetumalopecuroides "Hameln", known also as fountain or foxtail grass.
'Tropicanna Black' blends particularly well in tropical gardens alongside other cannas, such as the two pictured, or with agapanthus, palms, and bananas.
Hanneke Van Dijk's impressive Agapanthus For Gardeners (0881926-566, $24.95) packs in hundreds of color photos in a rich discussion of the species and subspecies of the agapantha.
The Bluestorm grows to between 28 and 34 inches and blooms for an average of 70 days, up to three weeks longer than other agapanthus varieties.
Q I'D love to grow agapanthus, but I'm not sure if the area I live in (Aberdeenshire) is warm enough as I know they come from South Africa.