'Blue Yonder' is reported hardy to zone 5 and has big, luscious heads of royal blue flowers from July to September. Let's go ROC ("Rest of Canada")! Give it a try.
'Blue Yonder' is an extra hardy Agapanthus that can apparently survive winters in zone 5! There go the West Coast's bragging rights on lily-of-the-nile when colder zone Canadians find out! Should we tell them? We should. 'Blue Yonder' has big, luscious heads of rich, royal blue flowers over lush green strap-like leaves. 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 around freezing in winter.
Common Name: Lily-of-the-Nile
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-10
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
Secondary Bloom Colour:
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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