USDA plant hardiness zones: 8, 9, 10, 11 - winter hardy to 10° F (-12° C) Our customers in zone 7 report exceptional root hardiness with winter protection. Our customers in zones 4, 5, and 6 grow Agapanthus in winter-protected containers. Sunset plant hardiness zones: 6-9, 12-24 [western states]
LIGHT: full sun to bright shade [prefers afternoon shade in hot climates] WATER: evenly moist [drought tolerant + avoid over watering in winter months] SOIL: fertile + humus-rich + well-drained [forgiving of many soil types]
Botanical Name: Agapanthus x 'Ellamae' - Plant Patent #7297 Plant Family: Amaryllidaceae [Agapanthaceae] - Agapanthus Family Plant Origin/Agapanthus Nursery Cultivar: South Africa Introduced in 1990 by the Los Angeles State & County Arboretum - hybridized by Archie Armate. a.k.a: Royal Ama Lily of the Nile, Ellamae Agapanthus, African Lily
How to grow Ellamae Lily of the Nile plants: . Select a location that provides adequate sunlight, water, and soil requirements [see above] . Water Ellamae regularly until established and during dry spells for optimum performance . Fertilize and divide Agapanthus Lilies in early spring . Remove old flower stems as needed after flowering . Maintain a mulch layer to conserve soil moisture and minimize pesky weeds . Avoid unnecessary cultivation around African Lilies once they're established . Grow Lily of the Nile in winter-protected containers in colder climates
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