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Lily of the Nile

Lily of the Nile

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3 Roots Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring $18.95
6 Roots Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring $34.95 8% Savings
9 Roots Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring $49.95 ($5.55/each) 12% Savings
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  • Exotic lilac florets add fragrance and texture to any landscape or arrangement
  • Exotic & unique perennial also known as African Lily (Agapanthus)
  • Easy to grow; needs 6-8 hrs of sunlight a day
  • Great for Showy Cut Flowers
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Purple
Growth Habit Upright
Bloom Season Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor

About Lily of the Nile


Seed Type Rhizome

Lily of the Nile is a striking South African native plant that makes a stunning focal plant thanks to its tall, slim stalks and blue, trumpet-shaped flowers. This exotic beauty also makes fantastic showy cut flower arrangements! Look for a sunny to partially shaded spot for your Lily of the Nile, and be sure to provide them with regular water.

Planting Information

Planting Lily of the Nile

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 2 inches Deep
Plant Height up to 48 inches
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Hardiness Zones 8, 9, 10, 11
View our Lily of the Nile Planting Guide to learn more.