African lily 'Hanneke' Agapanthus 'Hanneke'

African lily 'Hanneke'


'Hanneke' is a bulbous herbaceous perennial 0.8-1.1m high, with evergreen, wide green leaves, and flowerheads, about 12-13cm across, composed of about 70 violet-blue flowers, in late summer

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      African lily 'Hanneke'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 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

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

  • 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