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Agapanthus africanus 'Albus' /White Lily of the Nile

Agapanthus africanus 'Albus'  / Agapanthus africanus 'Albus'
Clumps of agapanthus with white flowers
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Clumps of agapanthus with white flowers

Strong colony of agapanthus

Patio planting where plants can be enjoyed

Close-up of rounded flower heads

In the courtyard of a California mission

In front of an entrance porch

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Scientific Name: Agapanthus africanus 'Albus'
Common Name: White Lily of the Nile
Plant Type:
Leaf Type: None
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Plants with Fragrance
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: The white flowering plants tend to be more vigorous than the blue cultivars. Provide a well drained soil and full sunlight. Makes an excellent container plant. Cannot tolerate hard freezes.