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Agapanthus 'Periwinkle Days' - Blue-violet Lily of the Nile
   
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Perennial
Family: Amaryllidaceae (Onions)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Dark Blue
Bloomtime: Summer
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Seaside: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
May be Poisonous  (More Info): Yes
Agapanthus 'Periwinkle Days' (Blue-violet Lily of the Nile) - A medium-large evergreen Agapanthus with foliage to 2 feet tall with narrow and clean 1 inch wide leaves that are mostly erect with outer leaves bending over slightly. In late spring and early summer the tall and slender 3 to 4 foot stalks rise well above the foliage bearing a full 8-9 inch wide clusters of many blue-violet colored flowers that have a darker stripe down the middle of each petal. Plant in full sun to light shade and irrigate regularly to occasionally. Hardy and evergreen to 20-25 degrees F and should be root hardy with mulching to considerably lower. This San Marcos Growers 2020 introduction is a very nice agapanthus which is in flower around summer solstice. It was discovered in 2015 as a spontaneous seedling hybrid within the stock corral which holds our extensive Agapanthus collection. We decided to grow it because of its nice flower color, its narrow clean foliage and because the height of the flowers, which display well above the foliage.  This information about Agapanthus 'Periwinkle Days' displayed is based on research conducted in our library and from reliable online resources. We will also note observations that we have made about it as it grows in the gardens in our nursery and those elsewhere, as well how the crops have performed in containers in our nursery field. We will also incorporate comments we receive from others, and we welcome hearing from anyone with additional information, particularly if they can share cultural information that would aid others in growing it.
 
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