The Ella Mae Agapanthus plant grows from a subterranean rhizome that evolves rapidly into a leafy rosette that is centered by a stem that rises 3 to 4 feet and capped with several ascending, layered circles of fragrant blue flowers. The matured seed pods of the Ella Mae Agapanthus are green and later maturing into s brown color with a bazaar and an exotic, peculiar wired-together globular appearance. The ornamental appreciation increases following the extended blooming period. Near the Atlantic Ocean in Coastal Georgia you will find luxuriant, lush agapanthus plants growing in front of 5-star hotels - planted in large beds that give a very pleasant and exquisite look.Agapanthus comes from the words in Greek, 'agape' for love and 'anthos' for flower. If you grow this lily you very likely will develop an 'agape' (love) feeling for this plant. The tallest Agapanthus flowers, 6 1/2 feet tall,are dark blue pompoms. This extremely vigorous plant will change the direction of landscape gardening in the future, once people become aware of its new and exciting potential. The upside down cup shape of the Ellamae Agapanthus flowers contain numerous six petaled flowers attached to a central stem.
The evergreen leaves of the Ellamae Agapanthus plant are a waxy medium green. Large landscape plantings of Ellamae Agapanthus are especially effective for viewing along highway intersections. An important consideration is planting bulbs of Agapanthus flowers that last for months, and Ellamae plants bloom from May until September. When viewed up close, the Ellamae Agapanthus flowers are a bicolor white flower with violet inner stripes, but at a distance the flowers appear to be light blue in color.