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Agapanthus 'Gayle's Lilac'

Agapanthus 'Gayle's Lilac' (Lily of the Nile)
 

Common Name

Lily of the Nile
 

Soil

Any good garden soil
 

Aspect

Sun
 

Height

15-18 inches
 

Action and Timing

Lilac flower heads borne above narrow strap like leaves during the August to October period.
 

Nursery Notes

Propagate by division.
 

Opinion

Agapanthus come from South Africa but are reasonably hardy here if given some shelter in exposed positions. The leaves are strap like and often evergreen but not always. They have been around in these shores since the mid 1600s. Also known as the 'Love Flower' or 'African Lily'.
 

This plant was added to the database on 6th January, 2010.

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