Agapanthus praecox

COMMON NAME

Common agapanthus, blue lily, African lily, or lily of the Nile

TYPE

Bulbs

FAMILY

Amaryllidaceae

NOTES

A variable species with open-faced flowers and evergreen leaves which are 2 cm wide and 50 cm long. Its inflorescence is in umbel. The flowers of the agapanthus are blue, purple or white and bloom in the summer. They give capsules filled with fine black seeds

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

South Africa

NATIVE HABITAT

Stony slopes of rocky grasslands

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

pza.sanbi.org

tropical.theferns.info



Agapanthus praecox