African lily 'Blue Ribbon' Agapanthus 'Blue Ribbon'

African lily 'Blue Ribbon'


'Blue Ribbon' is a herbaceous perennial 90cm high with evergreen, arching, strap-shaped green leaves 40-50cm long, and round flowerheads about 20cm across of about 50-60 horizontal flowers which are up to 5cm across and pale violet-blue with much darker midribs and dark violet anthers, in late summer

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      African lily 'Blue Ribbon'

    • Common names

      Agapanthus 'Blue Ribband'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required except cutting back dead flower stems, but allow them to remain until spring, because the seedheads look attractive over winter

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Wall-side Borders Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Mediterranean Climate Plants Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in spring

  • insectPests

    Generally pest-free but may be affected by slugs and snails and by agapanthus gall midge

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease-free but may be affected by virus diseases