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
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Long, strap-like basal leaves.
  • Blue
    Dark violet blue
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • 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 perennial. Flowerheads of 30-40 pendulous blooms.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
    Mulch for winter in cold areas. Bring pots into shelter
  • Full sun

AGAPANTHUS inapertus 'Graskop'

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Excellent container subject
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, snails, viruses.
    Place of origin
    South Africa (Mpumalanga, Graskop)
  • Flower Shape
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Loam-based compost (JI No. 3) in containers.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    Harmful to dogs
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
1m (39in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)

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