Agapanthus praecox White

Agapanthus praecox White

Common Names

Giant White Agapanthus (english)
Bloulelie (afrikaans)


Genus Agapanthus
Species praecox
Variegata White
SA Plant Number
Basionym Agapanthus praecox White


Agapanthus praecox white is a well-known hardy, evergreen plant that has attractive strap-like leaves and umbels of white flowers that are borne on long stalks from December to April.

They make good cut flowers. Its large rhizomes are easily split. It grows in sun or semi shade making it a good choice for those difficult areas that are in shade for part of the year and in sun for the rest of the year. An easy plant that requires minimal care, just the addition of compost to the soil once a year.

This plant looks good year round and is really beautiful when in flower. They attract insects and birds to the garden, and also have many medicinal and magical uses. 

Worldwide it is one of the most utilised plants for landscaping.

Size up to 60cm




KwaZulu Natal,  Eastern Cape, Western Cape

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