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Agapanthus orientalis 'Henryi'

Common Name:
Lily of the Nile
Plant Type:
Evergreen perennial
Liliaceae (The Lily Family)
Geographic Origin:
South and Southern Africa
California Native?:
Plant Size:
1-2 feet high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Spring to fall
Flower Color:
Full sun
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15 degrees F. or less
This is probably the best of the smaller white-flowered agapanthus. It forms compact but impressive clumps, with narrow 8-12 inch leaves and slender 18 inch flower stalks, produced most heavily in summer. Pure white blossoms are carried in large umbels.