African lily 'Inkspots' Agapanthus 'Inkspots'

African lily 'Inkspots'


'Inkspots' is a large, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial to about 1.5m, with dark green, strap-shaped leaves, and a dark sheen to the flower stems. Rounded heads of rich blue, funnel-shaped flowers are produced in mid- to late summer

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      African lily 'Inkspots'

    • Common names

      Agapanthus 'Ink Spot'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    In late autumn remove any remaining leaves, but seedheads can be left as they look attractive over winter

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

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

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division every three to four years in spring

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free but watch out for agapanthus gall midge

  • microbeDiseases

    A virus disease may be a problem