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White African lily - Agapanthus alba (latin)

Geographical origin: Africa.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 80 cm. spread up to 50cm.
Foliage: Deciduous or semi-evergreen.
Type of soil: Normal and well drained.
Climate: Hardy up to -15°C. Prefers mild climates, withstands drought and sea spray.
Site: Full sun.
Plantation's density: 5/m².

Characteristics and uses:
- White Agapanthus 'Getty' (African Lily): White inflorescences in dense clumps.
- White Agapanthus 'Polar Ice': Very bright, pure frosty white inflorescences.
- White Agapanthus 'Double diamond ®': An abundance of double, white inflorescences as from the first year of planting. This Agapanthus will not grow higher than 30 cm.

Agapanthuses are ideal grown in pots, planters or in flowering beds. Particularly suited to drought, they blossom from the end of spring to the end of summer. At the end of blossoming, cut back the dry stems. Bring in a little compost in the autumn. In winter, mulch the base or bring your Agapanthus indoors to protect it from frost in the coldest areas.

Catalogue of African lilies (Agapanthus)

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