Once you have seen an Agapanthus plant in flower, you will always remember the globular shape that persists for weeks in the garden. The agapanthus plant begins flowering in June, and then blooms intermittently until frost in colors of blue, purple and white. The flower of the agapanthus bloom can often expand to the size of a dinner plate on old mature established plants.
Sometimes called: "The lily of the Nile," because of its natural occurrence alone the banks of the Nile River in Egypt. Africa. An agapanthus plant rhizome can expand in size to grow additional offset plants into huge clumps that are mounted on the roots by several flat, strap-like leaves. The most common colors of the agapanthus flowers are blue, white and purple, but the blue color is the most common color that is found growing in the wild.
Agapanthus is often called, 'lily of the Nile", a plant that is native to South Africa throughout the Nile River that reaches up to Egypt. Ty Ty Nursery has grown these exquisite rhizomes since the 1980's successfully in Zone 8, however, most botanists only recommend their cold hardiness to grow in Zone 9 and 10. The color of agapanthus ranges from purple, blue and white, and the rhizomes are multiplied by dividing the clumps
Landscape Flowering Agapanthus
Having originated from the Nile river, Agapanthus plants grow prolifically near very moist areas and are also exceptionally tolerant to salt water.
Getty White Agapanthus Bulbs
Agapanthus Bulbs bloom in either blue, purple, or white, depending on the variety you choose. Agapanthus flowers differ greatly in stem length and cold hardiness, giving you maximum control over your garden's appearance.