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Agapanthus orientalis 'Flore Pleno'

Common Name:
Lily of the Nile
Plant Type:
Evergreen perennial
Liliaceae (The Lily Family)
Geographic Origin:
South and Southern Africa
California Native?:
Plant Size:
4 feet+
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Flower Color:
Lavender blue
Full sun
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15 degrees F. or less
Agapanthus 'Flore Pleno' has been grown for several decades yet remains obscure to much of the gardening public in California. It is a large, sturdy plant, with heavy 3 foot stalks and very large, full clusters of completely double flowers. The blossoms are deep lavender-blue in color.