Agapanthus

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    Agapanthus @ Izu oshima
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    Agapanthus @ Kiyosumi Shirakawa
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    Agapanthus @ Kiyosumi Shirakawa
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    Agapanthus @ Kiyosumi Shirakawa
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    Agapanthus @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)

Basic information

Flower Name
Agapanthus
Formal Name
Agapanthus africanus
Alias
Agapanthus
Habitat
South Africa
Morph
Semi cold resistance perennial plant

Comment

Agapanthus , scientific name:Agapanthus africanus, is a semi cold resistance perennial plant of the family Amaryllidaceae native to South Africa. The leaves are crowding on the thin green, at the base near the locations. Purple Tip 6 crack to umbellate inflorescences with funnel-shaped stretch from long stems (rarely white) of lily like many the florets give diffuse shape. It is to be called the Murasaki kunshiran is also known as Kunshiran(clevia) with the purple flowers. However, another genus of flowers and Kunshiran because of clivia Lycoris. Usually called "Agapanthus habilis" agapanthus. Other dwarf species of plant height 60 cm "dwarf agapanthus' potted plants but there are. Also, height exceeds 100 cm 'praecox' horticultural varieties are planted as a cut flower and garden flower. The genus name "Agapanthus" means "agape" (love) + "anthos" (flower) in Greek "flower of love". Many flower words are related to love, "love letters" and "love's visit".

Common name: Agapanthus, scientific name:Agapanthus africanus, also known as: African lily, Lily of the Nile, Common Agapanthus, origin: South Africa , living type: half-hardy perennial plant, 60-100 cm tall, stem: upright leaf wide linear , leaf blades: 30 cm , 6 crack tip in leaf quality: thick inflorescence form umbellate inflorescences Corolla: funnel-shaped (trumpet-shaped) to 10-30 radially whorled flower color: deep purple, light purple and white, flower diameter: 15 cm, flowering: June to July ,fruit type: 3 Crest peristome fruit , fruit shape: oval.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Amaryllidaceae
Genus
Agapanthus
Species
A. africanus
Flower language
Love letter ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Violet, White
Season
JunJul
Height
60 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1.2

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