African lily ‘Jacaranda’, Lily of the Nile ‘Jacaranda’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Jacaranda’ _ ‘Jacaranda’ is a clump-forming, half-hardy, perennial with broad, strap-shaped, dark green leaves, and, in early to midsummer, sturdy, erect stems bearing rounded umbels of trumpet-shaped, violet-blue flowers with a dark violet blue stripe down the centre of each petal.
Violet, Blue in Summer
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Generally pest free.
Slugs , Snails
Generally disease free, but a virus disease may be a problem.
Spent flower stems can be cut in autumn or leave seedheads intact for winter interest. Divide every 3-4 years in spring.
Propagate by division every 3 to 4 years in spring.
WHERE TO GROW
Agapanthus ‘Jacaranda’ (African lily ‘Jacaranda’) will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Architectural, Coastal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Mediterranean, Containers, Sub-Tropical
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Can be grown in a container. Apply a deep winter mulch in cold areas.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
South, East, West