African lily 'Sky' Agapanthus inapertus subsp. hollandii 'Sky'

African lily 'Sky'


'Sky' is a herbaceous perennial 1.5m high with deciduous strap-shaped green leaves and flowerheads of long, tubular, sky-blue flowers, darker near the tips, which hang down as they open in late summer

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      African lily 'Sky'

    • Common names

      Agapanthus inapertus 'Sky', Agapanthus 'Sky'

  • 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

      Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders Cut Flowers Low Maintenance Cottage & Informal Garden Prairie Planting City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants 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