Native to South Africa, Agapanthus 'Northern Star' is a particularly striking African Lily with showy rounded clusters of dark blue, star-shaped flowers from mid to late summer. They rise on stiff, upright stalks atop clumps of beautiful, deciduous, arching leaves tinged with deep violet at the base.

  • Easy to growpest and disease free, this African Lily is quite vigorous and grows up to 24-30 in. high (60-75 cm) from fleshly-rooted rhizomes.
  • Thrives in full sun (part shade is tolerated), in fertilemoist and well-drained soil. Do not allow plants to dry out except when dormant.
  • Spectacular when planted in great swathes, this Agapanthus fits most garden settings or mixed borders, makes a fantastic accent plant in containers and excellent cut flowers! A great choice for coastal areas as African Lilies cope well with windy and salty air.
  • Deer and rabbit resistant, it attracts butterflies
  • Plant crowns in spring, 2 inches below the ground (5 cm) and provide a dry mulch protection over winter.
  • During the winter, pots or containers should be taken indoors.
  • No need to cut down in the fall, as the seedheads look attractive over winter