Agapanthus 'Summer Skies' has light blue flowers with dark blue streaks on tall sturdy stems rising above green strap-like foliage.
'Summer Skies' is a hardy Agapanthus for zone 6 (possibly zone 5 with protection) with broad, strap-like evergreen to semi-evergreen leaves. It produces erect stems bearing rounded umbels of pale blue, trumpet-shaped flowers with dark blue streaks down the centre of the petals. Lily-of-the-Nile are gorgeous, subtropical-looking, long-blooming plants for gardens or pots. In cold winter regions, grow in a pot and keep at or above freezing in winter.
Common Name: Lily-of-the-Nile
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-10
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Moist
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar
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