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Lily of the Nile
Agapanthus 'Blue Triumphator'

Family: Agapanthaceae
Genus: Agapanthus (ag-uh-PANTH-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Triumphator

Category:

Perennials

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Medium Blue

Dark Blue

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Deciduous

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

, British Columbia

Brooksville, Florida

Durham, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 12, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

From Brent & Becky's bulbs)

Blue Triumphator - One of the most widely grown cultivars, this deciduous plant of Dutch origin has soft violet blue flowers which are accented by darker purplish blue midribs; each inflorescence contains 30-50 individual florets; 1916; great with Artemisia; 1916

A rosette of strap-like leaves surround 1"-2" long, trumpet-shaped blooms clustered on top of 18"-48" stems; perfect for a full sun, well-drained site. Blooms July - early fall. Hardy to zones 7-10 unless otherwise noted; top-sized, bare root perennials.

Height: 24" To 32"
Flowering Time: Frost
Sun vs Shade: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Average
Zones: 7