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AGAPANTHUS

Commonly known as African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower



All Flower AUG -OCT

Genus of 6 species of vigorous perennials from southern Africa. Evergreen species are from coastal areas, deciduous ones from more moist mountain grassland in inland regions.

Most hybrids are deciduous or semi-evergreen and are hardier than the species.  The flowerheads form 3 groups, generally, upward-looking round umbels, pendent umbels and an intermediate form.

They make long-lasting cut flowers and seed heads are decorative. They make attractive plants for large containers.


  • Good to know - evergreen varieties are from coastal areas, deciduous from moister, inland regions.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails, viruses.
  • Place of Origin - southern Africa.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Evergreen - mostly.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump-forming perennials. Trumpet-shaped flowers above mounds of strap-like leaves.
  • Full Sun - winter mulch in cold areas against frost damage.
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - loam based compost for containers.
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Buy Varieties of AGAPANTHUS

AGAPANTHUS africanus 'Albus'

AGAPANTHUS africanus 'Albus'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
White tinged pink
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS africanus blue

AGAPANTHUS africanus blue  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Deep blue flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS africanus 'Headbourne hybrids'

AGAPANTHUS africanus 'Headbourne hybrids'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Shades of blue
Multibuy Any 3+ for £3.00 each
Free delivery on this item.
Seeds £5.00 packet
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS 'Black Pantha'

AGAPANTHUS 'Black Pantha'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Full heads of blue-black flowers from darker buds
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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AGAPANTHUS campanulatus 'Rosewarne'

AGAPANTHUS campanulatus 'Rosewarne'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Tall growing evergreen variety, very suitable as a cut flower. Large rounded sky-blue flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS 'Gayle's Lilac'

AGAPANTHUS 'Gayle's Lilac'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Narrow foliage and lilac flowers.
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS 'Golden Drop'

AGAPANTHUS 'Golden Drop'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
A superb combination of low growing dense golden-edged foliage with short stalks of light blue flowers. Ideal as an attractive groundcover. This new plant will become a best seller
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each

AGAPANTHUS inapertus 'Graskop'

AGAPANTHUS inapertus 'Graskop'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Emerging buds are almost black opening to a dark violet-blue. Deciduous and hardy
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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AGAPANTHUS inapertus 'Sky'

AGAPANTHUS inapertus 'Sky'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Unusual pendulous sky-blue flowers. A superb plant for the back of the borders or in patio pots
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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AGAPANTHUS 'Lilliput'

AGAPANTHUS 'Lilliput'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
A genuine dwarf variety with dark green grass-like foliage and blue flowers 12-15 inches tall
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS 'Misty Dawn'

AGAPANTHUS 'Misty Dawn'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Foliage cream in spring then soft grey-green. Flowers navy blue
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS 'Navy Blue'

AGAPANTHUS 'Navy Blue'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Very dark blue flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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AGAPANTHUS 'Peter Pan'

AGAPANTHUS 'Peter Pan'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Excellent for pot growing, dark blue flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS 'Purple Cloud'

AGAPANTHUS 'Purple Cloud'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Tall growing form with deep violet-purple flowers.
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS 'Queen Mum'

AGAPANTHUS 'Queen Mum'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Bicoloured flowers. White with purple-blue at base
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS 'Sandringham'

AGAPANTHUS 'Sandringham'  >


Commonly known as: African lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Dark violet blue flowers on this new and impressive variety
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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AGAPANTHUS 'Silver Moon'

AGAPANTHUS 'Silver Moon'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
The leaves are variegated green and white. Flowers are mid-blue and contrast nicely with the leaves
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS 'Snowball'

AGAPANTHUS 'Snowball'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Dwarf type with a clump forming habit which is good for pot growing. Pure white flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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AGAPANTHUS 'Strawberry Ice'

AGAPANTHUS 'Strawberry Ice'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love Flower.
White flowers which have a flush of pink as they mature
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS 'Streamline'

AGAPANTHUS 'Streamline'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Prolific mid blue flowers and weeping semi dwarf habit. Makes an excellent cut flower
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS 'Tinkerbell'

AGAPANTHUS 'Tinkerbell'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Dwarf green and cream variegated leaves grown for foliage colour - blue flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS umbellatus

AGAPANTHUS umbellatus  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Largest flowered blue
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
also Large £25.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS umbellatus 'Blue Giant'

AGAPANTHUS umbellatus 'Blue Giant'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
Very tall growing form with enormous blue flower heads
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

AGAPANTHUS 'Windsor Grey'

AGAPANTHUS 'Windsor Grey'  >


Commonly known as: African blue lily, Lily-of-the-Nile, Love flower.
The flowers are white to soft lilac fading to pink. An unusual combination in an agapanthus flower
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
Any 10+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

Useful extras...

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Short circular wire plant support
The Harrod short circular plant supports available in rust or matt black are ideal for herbs, campanulas, agapanthus, shrub roses, hollyhocks and foxgloves and are made to last.
2 options from £32.00

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Scalloped Border Restraint
These gently scalloped restraints are ideal for holding back plants at the front of your border, giving a natural looking hold.
2 options from £21.95

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Curved border restraints
The border restraints are made from sturdy, solid 6mm galvanised steel wire and powder coated dark olive green, available in a variety of sizes providing strong plant support to stop plants falling across lawns and paths
4 options from £14.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

Garden Goodies
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Only £10.20

Garden Goodies
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5
Only £10.20

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