African lily 'Glen Avon' Agapanthus 'Glen Avon'

African lily 'Glen Avon'


'Glen Avon' is a herbaceous perennial up to 1m high with evergreen, broad, strap-shaped green leaves and stiff stems carrying large heads of flowers, the petals sky-blue (paler on mature clumps) with darker central stripes, in late summer; young plants are half-hardy, to H3, while mature clumps are hardier, to H4

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      African lily 'Glen Avon'

    • Common names

      Agapanthus africanus 'Glenavon', Agapanthus 'Glenavon Blue'

  • 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

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

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division between spring and early summer, or in early autumn after plants have finished flowering

  • 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