Bell African lily Agapanthus campanulatus

bell African lily


A. campanulatus is a vigorous, clump-forming herbaceous perennial, to 1m tall, with narrow, strap-like, greyish-green leaves and erect stems bearing umbels of trumpet-shaped, pale to dark lavender-blue flowers in summer

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      bell African lily

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    No need to cut down as the seedheads look attractive over winter

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division every 3 to 4 years in spring

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by slugs and snails; agapanthus gall midge may also occur

  • microbeDiseases

    May be attacked by a virus