Agapanthus Africanus White
Botanical name:Agapanthus africanus ‘Albus’
Common name:African lily
Plant Type:Perennial, Evergreen
Agapanthus are South African plants with strap-like leaves and showy flowers in shades of blue, violet or white. They’re ideal for growing in containers, from which their pretty blooms stand tall, spilling over other pots.
Agapanthus africanus‘Albus’ bears white flowerheads, in contrast with fresh green foliage. For best results grow in a sheltered, sunny spot, in moist but well-drained soil. In exposed areas Agapanthus africanus ‘Albus’ benefits from winter protection. Alternatively, grow it in pots and move indoors in autumn.
How to growAgapanthus ‘Albus’
Plant size:60cm height 60cm spread
Aspect:South facing, west facing
Position in border:Front, middle
Sun exposure:Full sun
Soil type:Chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy
Flowering Period:July – Aug
Agapanthus‘Albus’ and wildlife
Agapanthus‘Albus’ is known for attracting bees and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.
IsAgapanthus ‘Albus’ poisonous?
Agapanthus‘Albus’ is harmful if ingested. Its roots are toxic.