Agapanthus

Agapanthus africanus

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  • Flower name
    Agapanthus
  • Scientific name
    Agapanthus africanus
  • Aliasムラサキクンシラン, 紫君子蘭, Agapanthus
  • Place of originSouth Africa
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July
  • Language of flowersLove letter

What is Agapanthus

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.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Amaryllidaceae
  • Genus
    Agapanthus
  • Species
    A. africanus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeSemi cold resistance perennial plant
  • Flower colorsPurple White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height60.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.2 cm

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